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Whales & Modern Whaling. With Twenty-Two Plates.
London: H. F. & G. Witherby, 1932 - Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine gilt. With the dust jacket. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Spine slightly rolled, abrasion to edge of upper board, corners bumped, occasional faint spotting to contents. An excellent copy in the jacket which is in superb condition, with only a short closed tear to the lower panel. Frontispiece and 22 plates. First edition. A detailed account of whaling, comprised of eight chapters on the natural history and commercial potential of specific whales species, with an introductory chapter on whaling in general, numerous illustrations from photographs taken aboard whalers, and a bibliography. A lovely copy in the very attractive dust jacket. Scarce in such excellent condition.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
Last Found On: 2014-10-29           Check availability:      AbeBooks    

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