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Pictorial Supplement XIII. Life Between Decks Under Sail.

By: American Neptune.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 1971, Salem,

Seller ID: 10461


32pp, 52 illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. View more info

Seals and Men A Study of Interactions.

By: Bonner (W.N.)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: 1982, Seattle,

Seller ID: 8792


xii + 170pp, 64 illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Nine lectures on the seal and its environment..Harp Seals, PribilofûFur Seals, Elephant Seals, Antarctic Seals, Grey Seals..and others. View more info

The Scoresbys Father and Son.

By: Browne (H.B.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1947, Whitby,

Seller ID: 9356


extract, pp140-169, frontis, 9 illus, original printed paper wrappers. AJS: Reprinted from "Chapters of Whitby History, 1823-1946". The ScoresbysûFather and Son (1) Captain William Scoresby 1760-1829 (Whitby's mostûsuccessful Whaler). (2) The Rev. Wm. Scoresby, DD, FRS. 1789-1857 (ArcticûExplorer, Scientist and Divine). View more info

The Oyster & Dredgers of Whitstable. Published in Association with the Whitstable Oyster Fishery Company.

By: Collard (A.O.)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: 1902,

Seller ID: 2293


92pp, frontis, 57 illus, coloured endpapers, original decorated green cloth, an attractive copy. AJS: A fascinating study...this copy with a charming presentation bookplate from the Whitstable Oyster Fishery Co, signed by the author. View more info

The Sea Fisheries of Scotland A Historical Geography.

By: Coull (J.R.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1996,

Seller ID: 3304


xvi + 308pp, 34 illus, 34 text figs, dw. AJS: Emphasis on the medieval period to the late 19th century. Scottishûherring fisheries rose to a position of world leadership in the 1870s andûcontinued to flourish until the 1950s. View more info

Fisher-Folk of Carrick A History of the Fishing Industry in South Ayrshire.

By: Czerkawska (C.L.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1975,

Seller ID: 7930


(viii), 59pp, frontis, 16 illus, chart, landscape format, pictorial stiffûpaper wrappers. View more info

A Century of Danish Fishing From the Collections of the Fishery and Maritime Museum.

By: Espegaard (A.) & Kingsland (L.) Translators.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1968, Esbjerg,

Seller ID: 10699


48pp, 24 illus, with numerous sketches in the margins, attractive format,ûpictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Full English language text. View more info

Inua, Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo.

By: Fitzhugh (W.) & Kaplan (S.A.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: 1982,

Seller ID: 9083


295pp, 23 colour illus, 432 illus, 9 maps, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. SBS: The best illustrated book I have ever seen on Eskimo traditionalûarts and crafts, including clothes and hunting weapons. View more info

Catchers and Corvettes The Steam Whalecatcher in Peace and War 1860-1960.

By: Harland (J.H.)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: 1992, Rotherfield,

Seller ID: 4160


xi + 432pp, 2 plates, 505 illus (photos, line illus, many multi-view), 77ûplans (30 folding), large handsome format (32cm x 25cm), dw, a very goodûcopy [large heavy item]. AJS: The first purpose-built whalecatcher was built in 1862 in Norway,ûwhen Svend Foyn of Tonsberg founded the modern whaling industry by solvingûthe technical problems involved in the successful hunt of theûfast-swimming rorqual whales, and their recovery for processing.ûThe outbreak of war in 1... View more info

The American Whaleman A Study of Life and Labor in the Whaling Industry.

By: Hohman (E.P.) RP

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1928 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 808


xiv + 355pp, 21 illus, decorated cloth. AJS: Factual account of the US whaling industry which reached its peak inû1830-1860, an authoritative work.ûPublication date in UK 21st March 1974. View more info

Ahab's Trade The Saga of South Sea Whaling.

By: Mawer (G.A.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1999,

Seller ID: 3645


xiv + 393pp, 18 illus, 5 maps, dw. Publisher: Follows the rise and fall of this first truly globalûindustry..yet a closed and isolated world. View more info

The Economics of White Fish Distribution in Great Britain.

By: Taylor (R.A.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1960,

Seller ID: 783


240pp, tables, dw. AJS: Describes the structure and organisation of the British fish trade,ûanalyses trends in the industry..suggests future lines of development..theûauthor had not heard of the EEC at this point. View more info

The Fishing Luggers of Hastings Part 1.

By: The Society for Nautical Research.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: 1938,

Seller ID: 5534


20pp, 2 folding plates, 4 plates (with 8 illus), 3 text figs, cream paper wrappers. AJS: By James Hornell. View more info

The Fishing Luggers of Hastings Part 11.

By: The Society for Nautical Research.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: 1938,

Seller ID: 5535


24pp, 4 plates (with 8 illus), 7 text figs, without wrappers. AJS: By James Hornell. View more info

The History of Modern Whaling.

By: Tonnessen (J.N.) & Johnsen (A.O.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1982,

Seller ID: 3702


xx + 798pp, 112 plates, 7 maps, 71 tables, substantial format, dw. AJS: Modern whaling began around 1864, when steam driven vessels carryingûthe shell harpoon invented by Svend Foyn replaced open boats andûhand-thrown spears. Other countries - Germany in the 1930s and the SovietûUnion and Japan in recent times - are also leading protagonists.ûThis work, translated from the Norwegian by R.I. Christophersen, is a muchûshortened version of a work originally published i... View more info