Whaling

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Whaling North and South

Whaling North and South

by F V and Hodgson, J S Morley

Whaler's Eye

Whaler's Eye

by Christopher Ash

The Yankee Whaler

The Yankee Whaler

by Clifford W Ashley

Whaling and Old Salem

Whaling and Old Salem

by Frances Diane Robotti

Children Of the Light

Children Of the Light

by Everett S Allen

Whale Hunt

Whale Hunt

by Nelson Cole Haley

Follow the Whale

Follow the Whale

by Ivan T Sanderson

Whaling Books & Ephemera

Whale Ships and Whaling

Whale Ships and Whaling

by Church, Albert Cook

Harpoons and Other Whalecraft

Harpoons and Other Whalecraft

by Lytle, Thomas G

Whaler's Eye

Whaler's Eye

by Ash, Christopher

London: George Allen & Unwin, 1964. First British edition [1964], lightly worn copy with a lean to the binding. Bright yellow cloth with color illustrated dustjacket. Light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, but with a noticeable lean to the binding when the book is laid flat, greatly reduced when the book is properly shelved, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket has shelf soil to the light colored background of the rear panel, edgewear, a few very... Read more
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$22.99
Harpoons and Other Whalecraft

Harpoons and Other Whalecraft

by Lytle, Thomas G

Old Dartmouth Historical, 1984-03-01. Hardcover. Very Good/Missing. Hardbound without dust jacket published by The Old Dartmouth Historical Society Whaling Museum. One of 600 copies published 1984. No text markings noted, mild wear.
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$150.00
Lost Fleet, The: A Yankee Whaler's Struggle Against the Confederate Navy and Arctic Disaster

Lost Fleet, The: A Yankee Whaler's Struggle Against the Confederate Navy and Arctic Disaster

by Songini, Marc

New York, July 24, 2007. 1st. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 432 pages, b&w illustrations. A very clean, tight copy. Record # 451739
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$15.00
Remarkable Observations

Remarkable Observations

by Philbrick, Thomas (editor)

Forward by Nathaniel Philbrick. "At seventeen, in the year of 1751, the primarily self-taught Peleg began keeping a journal. On the very first page it becomes clear that this is an exceptional document from an exceptional individual."
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$22.00
Nuke: a gay whale for Christ [pinback button]

Nuke: a gay whale for Christ [pinback button]

West Orange, NJ: The Poor Taste Task Force, n.d.. 1.7 inch pin, navy blue text in pale green field; very good.
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$12.00
Whaling and Old Salem

Whaling and Old Salem

by Robotti, Frances Diane

hb, worn d/w, 292pp, illus.
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£5.00
Yankee Whalers in the South Seas

Yankee Whalers in the South Seas

by Whipple, A.B.C

Doubleday, 1954. 1st. fair.ex lib Tales of the New England whalermen in the South seas. 304 pages
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CA$7.50
Polar Secrets:  A Treasury of the Arctic and Antarctic

Polar Secrets: A Treasury of the Arctic and Antarctic

by Manley, Seon and Lewis, Gogo (Editors)

New York: Doubleday & Co. 1968. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Laminated boards - no dustjacket. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Maps to endpapers. 355 pages A collection of excerpts and writings about the Arctic and Antarctic, including Scott's account of his tragic attempt to reach the South Pole. . 1st thus. Hardback.
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AU$12.00
THE YANKEE WHALER

THE YANKEE WHALER

by Clifford W. Ashley

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1926. limited edition. Hardcover. Very good. 8 1/2 x 11 in. 379 pp. Brown cloth with tan paper boards. Limitation pg states that the first edition of 1926 had a run of 156 numbered copies with an original drawing by Ashley - this copy is not numbered but does have a wonderful ink drawing of a whaler in the seas with a whale in the foreground, and is signed and dated 1932, from New Bedford. Condition of the book is VERY GOOD ; corners worn, covers toned with some foxing and... Read more
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$150.00
Story Of Yankee Whaling, The

Story Of Yankee Whaling, The

by Shapiro Irwin, American Heritage

Perennial Library. Very Good. 1965. Paperback. Smaller Trade Paperback in Very Good condition. Tight, bright, unmarked with cover rubbing and edgewear. "Brings to life the whaling industry from early colonial days through the development of deep-sea whaling when Yankee whalemen made the world their domain." ; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 128 pages .
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CA$8.25
Whale Hunt

Whale Hunt

by Haley, Nelson Cole

hb, no d/w, 319pp, illus.
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£5.00
Whaling and Old Salem (A Chronicle of the Sea)

Whaling and Old Salem (A Chronicle of the Sea)

by Robotti, Frances Diane

New York: Bonanza Books, 1962. Reprint. hardcover. VG+ in a good+ Dust Jacket
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$10.00
Of Whales And Men

Of Whales And Men

by Robertson R. B

Alfred A. Knopf. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1954. Hardcover. Turquoise hardcovers with gilt titles to the spine. Tightly bound, unmarked, deckled edges with 27 black & white photographs. Book Club Edition. "An exicitng first-hand account of an Antartic whaling expedition and the unusual men who follow one of the world's most unusual occupations." ; Book Club Edition; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 300 pages .
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CA$16.25
Harpoons and Other Whalecraft

Harpoons and Other Whalecraft

by Lytle, Thomas G

New Bedford: The Old Dartmouth Historical Society Whaling Museum, 1984. Hardcover. Near Fine. illustrations, index, xi, 256p. Original cloth. 26 cm. No jacket. 600 copies were printed and bound by the Stinehour Press and The Meriden Gravure Company.
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$125.00
The Yankee Whaler (Dover Maritime)

The Yankee Whaler (Dover Maritime)

by Ashley, Clifford

USA: Dover Publications. Paperback. 0486268543 156 pages. Index. Glossary of whaling terms. Black and white illustrations. "Salted with the wit and wisdom of a Yankee seaman, Ashley's engrossing account presents 'the bloody and desperate quest' for the great whales and their valuable meat and oil." - from back cover. Clean and bright with negligible wear. Discard stamp upon first blank page else unmarked. Nice copy. . Fine. 1991. Reprint.
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$59.95
Whaling and old Salem (a chronicle of the sea) by Frances Diane Robotti ; with an introduction by Henry Beetle Hough

Whaling and old Salem (a chronicle of the sea) by Frances Diane Robotti ; with an introduction by Henry Beetle Hough

by Robotti, Frances Diane (1919- )

New York : Fountainhead Publishers, 1962. First Edition. Near fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-torn and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and strong.; 8vo 8"" - 9"" tall; 292 pages; Description: 292 p. ; illus. ; 24 cm. Subjects: Whaling --Massachusetts --Salem..
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$25.20
WHALERS OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN: A Story of Modern Whaling in the Antarctic

WHALERS OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN: A Story of Modern Whaling in the Antarctic

by Villiers, Alan

Hodder and Stoughton, 1951. Cloth. Good Condition. 1st Edition: 285pages, illustrated, frontispiece plus 9 woodcuts by Charles Pont. Yellow cloth covers with blue titling and decoration in illustrated dustjacket. Previous owners dated signature on front end paper and a stamp number. Maps on end papers. Dustjacket tatty, torn in half and laid in, covers grubby. Contents clean Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 kilogram. Category: Arctic & Antarctic; Whaling; 1950s; Fishing &... Read more
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£65.00
Demon of the Waters The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe

Demon of the Waters The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe

by Gibson, Gregory

Sydney: Hodder. 2002. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 308 pages Riveting account of the 1825 mutiny . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$13.00
William Bradford: Sailing Ships & Arctic Seas

William Bradford: Sailing Ships & Arctic Seas

by Kugler, Richard C

New Bedford, MA: New Bedford Whaling Museum, 2003. 1st . Soft cover. New. in shrinkwrap.
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$95.00
Hunting Of The Whale, The A Tragedy That Must End

Hunting Of The Whale, The A Tragedy That Must End

by Cherfas Jeremy

London, England: The Bodley Head. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1988. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0370311426 . Blue hardcovers / bold gilt titles to the spine. A Very Good++ copy, tightly bound, unmarked with light tanning to the interior page edges. End Papers have illustrations of the different whale species. The DJ is clipped and also in Very Good condition, light cover scuffing & edgewear. "This book chronicles the history of commercial whaling, which began in the tenth century and... Read more
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CA$15.25
Whaler's Eye (Proof)

Whaler's Eye (Proof)

by ASH, Christopher

New York: Macmillan Company, 1962. First edition. Softcover. Uncorrected proof. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. A very fine set of folded and gathered sheets in a close to near fine price clipped dust jacket that has some wear at the edges as it's larger than the sheets. Uncomomon in this format.
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$25.00
Whale Hunt

Whale Hunt

by Nelson Cole Haley

London: The Travel Book Club. Faded spine, block faded boards. Lightly rubbed. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1951.
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£10.00
Salem and Nagasaki: their encounter, 1797-1807

Salem and Nagasaki: their encounter, 1797-1807

by Kanai, Madoka

Tokyo: Foreign Affairs Association of Japan, 1968. 21p., wraps, inscribed by the author to American Japanologist Frank Gibney; faint dampstain at lower left corner. Reprinted from Contemporary Japan. On the history of connections between the US whaling port and the only Japanese city that permitted foreign contacts in the Tokugawa period. Includes discussion of the author's visit to Salem and the Peabody Essex Museum.
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$35.00
Whale Hunt

Whale Hunt

by Haley, Nelson Cole

NY, (1948). b/w plates. 304 pp. Narrative of a voyage by Nelson Cole Haley, harpooner in the ship Charles W. Morgan 1849-1853. Written by the old whaler years after his trip, with his own illustrations. Forster 51. Light wear to spine ends. A good copy in chipped and torn dj.
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$10.00
Etchings of a Whaling Cruise, with Notes of a Sojourn on the Island of  Zanzibar To Which is Appended a Brief History of the Whale Fishery....

Etchings of a Whaling Cruise, with Notes of a Sojourn on the Island of Zanzibar To Which is Appended a Brief History of the Whale Fishery....

by Browne, J. Ross

New York, NY: Harper & Brothers. Near Fine; Not a reprint; quarter leather with marbled boards; marbled end . papers; clean pages with very light scattered foxing not affecting text or . etchings; tight binding.. 1846. First Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. Recently rebound in quarter leather with marbled boards and spine decorated in gilt with raised bands; top page edges gilt; a beautiful copy of a scarce book on whaling ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 580 pages .
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$1,195.95