70705
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 15, No. 1

Armidale, NSW. 1993. The Australian Association for Maritime History. Vol. 15, No.1 - 1993, edited by G.R. Henning. 62, (2) PP with 1 table. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 16.3.
No. 1: Early Sealing in the Falkland Islands Dependencies, by A. B. Dickinson. An 18th century Conventual Franciscan Naturalist on the Lapérouse Expedition: Père Laurent Receveur (1757-1788), by F. R. L. Carleton. ...
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$15

70391
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 24, No. 2, 2002

Adelaide. 2002. The Australian Association for Maritime History. Volume 24, No. 2, 2002, edited by Steve Mullins. 70 PP with 1 map and 3 b/w Photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 16.3.
No. 2: James Clark and the Celebes Trading Co. ... in the Netherlands East Indies, by Steve Mullins.
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$10

70395
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 36, No. 2

Perth, W.A. 2014. The Australian Association for Maritime History. Vol. 36, No.2 - 2014, edited by Michael McCarthy. (6), 108 PP with 13 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 16.3.
No. 2. A Book of Empires: the Journal of Mary Ann Friend, 1829-31, by Deborah Care. ... Ship to shore: George Grey's Epic Coastal Explorations in Western Australia, 1837-39, by Matthew Mullumby.
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$15

54027
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 6, Nos. 1 & 2 - 1984

Perth. 1984. Australian Association for Maritime History. Edited by Frank BROEZE. 76 PP with 10 figures. No. 2, October 1984. 77-152 PP with 10 figures. Card covers, faded around edges with light foxing, o/wise very good. 24.3 x 16.3.
No. 1: Jave-la-grande, by W.A.R. Richardson. Nos 1 & 2: The Maritime Fur Trade - (part I: Bonanza Years of the Fur Trade, 1789-1809 & part II: The Second phase, 1810-1820 ..., by Rhys Richards.
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$20

54028
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 9, Nos. 1 & 2 - 1987

Perth. 1987. Australian Association for Maritime History. Edited by John BACH & Vaughan EVANS. No. 1, April 1987: 72 PP with 17 figures. No. 2, October 1987. 73-148 PP with tables and 3 figures. Card covers, light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.3 x 16.3.
No. 1: Scrimshaw in Australia (Part II), by Janet West...
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$20

50913
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 19, Nos. 1 & 2 - 1997

Perth. 1997. Australian Association for Maritime History. Edited by G.R. HENNING. No. 1: 72 PP with 4 figures. No. 2: 73-142 PP with 11 tables and 10 figures. Card covers. Occasional foxing spots. Near fine. 24.3 x 16.3.
No. 1: A regular and reciprocal system of commerce: Botany Bay, Nootka Sound and the isles of Japan, by Robert J. King. From Torres Islands to Dobo: the 18905 departure of the Torres Strait pearl-shelling fleets to Aru, Netherlands East Indies, by Steve Mullins. Cook's Endeavour Bark, by Mike Connell and Des Liddy. Volume 2: Productivity in the 20th century Antarctic Pelagic and shore station Whaling, by Bjorn Basberg. The Dutch East India Company: a reluctant discoverer, by Femme S. Gaastra...
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$20

70290
AAMH
WHALING - SEALING - Special Issue of THE GREAT CIRCLE, Volume 40, No. 2, 2018

Perth, W.A. 2018. AAMH / The Australian Association for Maritime History. Special Issue: Vol. 40, No. 2, 2018, edited by Michael McCarthy. X, 155 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 16.3.
The role of Sealers, Whalers and Aboriginal People in the Exploration of Western Australia, by Ross Anderson. Findings from an Analysis of Data in the British Southern Whale Fishery, by Dale Chatwin. Foundations of the British South Sea Whale Fishery 1763-1785, by Jane Clayton. Three Sydney Whaling Captains of the 1830, by Mark Howard. Australian Sealers in the Antarctic Region 1820-1822, by Michael Pearson. The Whaling Career of Captain Robert Newby: A British Master Whaler in the Pacific, by Rhys Richards & Jocelyn Chisholm.
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$40

64109
AGASSIZ, Alexander
THE CORAL REEFS OF THE TROPICAL PACIFIC - Plates II, 106 to 199: Niue to Ladrones

Cambridge. 1903. Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. February 1903 edition. No. IV of Volume XXVIII "Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College", Plates No. II. (6), no pagination, 376 PP with 94 b/w plates, each with protecting page and caption. Rebacked copy, soft cover with photocopy of title page pasted down on front cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 29 x 20.5.
Reports on the Scientific Results of the Expedition to the Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz by the U. S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from August 1899 to March 1900, Commander Jefferson F. Moser, U.S.N., commanding.
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$100

64110
AGASSIZ, Alexander
THE CORAL REEFS OF THE TROPICAL PACIFIC - Plates III, 200 to 236: Charts and 2 colored plates

Cambridge. 1903. Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. February 1903 edition. No. IV of Volume XXVIII "Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College", Plates No. II. (6), no pagination, 144 PP with 34 b/w plates of charts (22 of them folded), and 2 colour plates (Bora Bora & Pinaki), each with protecting page and caption. Rebacked copy, soft cover with photocopy of title page pasted down on front cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 29 x 20.5.
Reports on the Scientific Results of the Expedition to the Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz by the U. S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from August 1899 to March 1900, Commander Jefferson F. Moser, U.S.N., commanding.
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$100

61574
ALEXANDER, Caroline
SOUTH POLE RACE (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 2011. National Geographic Society. Volume 220, No. 3, September 2011. 156 PP. Contains article P. 122 to 135 with 1map in colour, 1 figure and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
The 1911 race to the South Pole between Scott and Amundsen.
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$10

44559
ALLEN, Mark (editor)
WHALE HUNTERS ON WESTERN SHORES (in Mains'l Haul)

San Diego. 2001. Maritime Museum Association. Reprint of : Mains'l Haul, A journal of Pacific Maritime History, Vol. 37 No. 1 (Winter 2001). 48 PP with b/w illustrations (map, plan, engravings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 094458005X
History and Archaeology of the Ballast Point Whaling Station, by Ronald V. May. Nineteenth-Century Whaling on California shores, by Georgia Fox. Japanese Whaling at Point Lobos, California, by Sandy Lydon. Power Whaling, Industrial Shore Whaling on the West Coast 1905-1972, by Robert Lloyd Webb.
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$25

66483
AW, Michael, BATUNA, Dr. Hanny
PLIGHTS OF OUR OCEAN (in Ocean Geographic, No. 29, 2014)

Sydney. 2014. OceanNEnvironment / Ocean Geographic. The Sustainable edition. Issue 29, July 2014. Edited by Evonne Ong. 96 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.6 x 21.5.
Fish to eat or not to eat (sustainable seafood), by Alex Rose. Killing ourselves quickly, (plights of our Ocean). ... A naturalist in Lembeh, by Mike Scotland. ...
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$10

61900
BANNISTER, John L.
GREAT WHALES

Melbourne. 2008. CSIRO Publishing. 1st Ed., in the "Australian Natural History" series. X, 142 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, graphs, maps, photos) and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 9780643093737
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$20

68234
BAUGHMAN, James P.
THE MALLORYS OF MYSTIC: Six Generations in American Maritime Enterprise

Mystic Seaport. 1972. The Marine Historical Association. 1st edition. XVIII, 496, (10) PP with 5 figures and 41 tables, plus 36 pages with 53 b/w illustrations. Fp: Packet ship "Eliza Mallory". Eps: Advertisement for Atlantic, Gulf & West Indies Steamship Lines, 1911. Cloth cover, gilt decoration (house flag) on front board, gilt title on spine. Stamps "University of Tasmania" on endpapers, outside edges and title page, and remnants of shelf number at foot of spine. Otherwise, contents are near fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 081954048X
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$15

46139
BLOND, Georges
LA GRANDE AVENTURE DES BALEINES

Paris. 1955. Editions G.P. 1st edition in Bibliothèque Super Rouge et Or. 256 PP with illustrations (depicting whaling) by Henri Dimpre: 27 in colour (including 9 on full page), and 32 in b/w (including 4 head pieces, 3 tail pieces and the colophon). Hard cover, gilt title on spine and gilt decoration on front board. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. French text. 21 x 15.
The whaling industry, from its beginning in the Bay of Biscay, to the last days in Antarctica.
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$25

49295
BOULARD, Jean-Claude
PECHEURS D'HIER

Rennes, France. 1994. Editions Ouest-France. 1st Ed. 116 PP with 122 b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Remainder stamp on rear endpaper, o/wise fine. French text. 30.5 x 24.5. 273731464X
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$20

70723
BOWDEN, K. M.
CAPTAIN JAMES KELLY OF HOBART TOWN

Melbourne. 1964. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. VI, 126 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few spots. Light offsetting of endpapers. Contents fine. 21 x 13.5.
The life of the most adventurous whaling master of Hobart Town... First man around Tasmania... Shipwreck on Macquarie.
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$30

58483
BRADBURY, Georgina, CONSOLI, Stella, COPLAND, Gordon, MATTHEWS, Shirley & SOUTHWOOD, Judith
FIELD TRIP REPORT ON WHALING STATION SITES ON EYRE PENINSULA: FISHERY BAY

Adelaide. 1997. School of Cultural Studies (Archaeology), Flinders University Report. 127, (90 appendix) PP (recto only) with 1 diagram, 4 tables, 10 maps, 25 drawings and 28 plates (4 of them tipped in and in colour), plus 2 large folded plans of Fishery Bay loosely inserted. Soft cover, clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Note to previous owner on content page, dated and signed by co-author Gordon Copland. Fine. 29.8 x 22.
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$30

21273
BREWINGTON, M. V. & Dorothy
KENDALL WHALING MUSEUM PAINTINGS

Sharon, Mass. 1965. Kendall Whaling Museum. 1st Ed. [XII], 137 PP, with 150 b/w illust. & 12 full-page colour plates. Fp (in colour): Whaling in the Northern Ice Sea. Red cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine condition. 29 x 21.2.
Catalogue of paintings, drawings and other pictorial material held at the museum. Classified by nationality of the scene or vessel: Dutch, British, Japanese, American, ...
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$70

68950
BROEZE, Frank & HENDERSON, Graeme
WESTERN AUSTRALIANS & THE SEA - OUR MARITIME HERITAGE

Perth. 1986. W.A. Museum. 1st Ed. 74 PP with 3 maps, b/w illustrations and 16 colour photos. Fp (in colour): Western Australian sail training ship Leeuwin. Illustrated soft covers with tape and number on bottom of front cover near spine and library stamps on half-title page. Lacks the title-page. Foxing spots on outside edges and covers, o/wise complete and still a very good copy. Oblong: 21 x 28.3. 0730912442
Coastal aborigines, discoveries & shipwrecks of the Dutch, English & French explorers, Whaling...
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$5

21231
BROWER, Kenneth
WAKE OF THE WHALE

London. 1979. Friends of the Earth / Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour photos by W.R. Curtsinger. Fp. Illustrated endpapers. Green cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Covers a littled faded around edges, light foxing on first few pages, o/wise very good. Large format: 35 x 26.5. 009140360X
A pictorial plea on behalf of the whales, dolphins & other sea mammals.
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$15

21330
BROWN, Diana & Colin
THE WHALER AND THE PRIVATEER, The Story of Two Ships

Nantucket. 1993. Letter of Marque Press. 1st Ed. XXII, 275 PP with 36 b/w figures. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.4. 096382080X
The French whaler Hero (Héros du Havre) and the English privateer Swallow, from the journal of Wm. Morris, first mate of the former and Wm. Mann, a carpenter of the latter. The Swallow seized the Hero off Santa Catarina Island (Brazil) in December, 1803.
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$30

70866
BROXAM, Graeme & CHATWIN, Dale (Editors)
PAPERS OF THE HOBART WHALING CONFERENCE: 6 - 7 May, 2019

Hobart. 2020. Navarine Publishing. No. 67 in the Roebuck Series. 1st limited edition, signed by both editors. VIII, 165 PP, (2), with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. New. 25.2 x 20. 9780648725213
Papers include: British and Australian Whale Fisheries, Colonial Australasian Whaling, Tasmanian and Hobart Whaling, Sealing, Australian Whaling ...
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$25

61824
BULLEN, Frank T.
THE CRUISE OF THE "CACHALOT" - Round the World after Sperm Whales

London. 1948. John Murray. Reprint of the cheap edition 1910. XXII, 375 PP with 1 head piece, plus 1 folded map & 8 b/w plates. Fp: The "Cachalot". Hard cover, decorated front, chipped dj. Occasional foxing. Lacks front endpaper, o/wise very good. 19 x 13.
A whaling cruise through the Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Oceans - Japan, Hawaii, Christmas Is., Futuna Is, Bay of Islands and the return to New Bedford.
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$15

21220
BURTON, Robert
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF WHALES

New York. 1973. Universe Books. 2nd printing of the 1973 original. 159 PP with 2 tables and 21 figures, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: 17 species of whales. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 16.4. 0876631839
Study of whales, life at sea, behaviour, birth & death. The whaling industry: founding, development, sperm whales,.. legislation & conservation.
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$20

56105
BUSCH, Briton Cooper
CAPE VERDEANS IN THE AMERICAN WHALING INDUSTRY 1850-1900 (in The American Neptune)

Salem. 1985. Peabody Museum. Offprint of Volume XLV, No. 2, Spring 1985. 103 to 116 with 2 tables. Soft cover. Dedicatory note on cover page, and manuscript letter (loosely inserted) to Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist), both dated and signed by the author. Fine. 27.5 x 21.5.
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$35

58180
CANDOW, James E.
OF MEN AND SEALS: A History of Newfoundland Seal Hunt

Ottawa. 1989. National Historic Parks and Sites, Canadian Parks Service - Environment Canada; 1st Ed., in Studies in Archaeology, Architecture and History. 239 PP with 70 b/w illustrations (maps, sketch plans, photos). Soft cover has a few creases, o/wise near fine. 22.6 x 15.2. 0660129388
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$10

65222
CARY, William S.
WRECKED ON THE FEEJEES - Experience of a Nantucket Man, the sole survivor of crew of Whaleship "Oeno", who lived for nine years among Cannibals of South Pacific

Nantucket, Mass. 1928. The Inquirer and Mirror Press. 1st edition with a foreword by Harry B. Turner. (4), 74 PP. Contemporary card covers retaining original wrappers which are pasted down. Staples removed. Few tears repaired. Name of previous owner on rear blank page. Paper a little browned, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 19 x 14.5.
An account of the Nantucket whaling ship "Oeno" wrecked on Turtle Island on 5th April, 1825.
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$100

69753
CHASE, Owen
WRECK OF THE WHALE SHIP ESSEX: The Complete Illustrated Edition: The Extraordinary and Distressing Memoir that Inspired Herman Melville's Moby-Dick

Minneapolis. 2017. Zenith Press. 1st paperback edition, with an Introduction by Gilbert King. XXVIII, 196 PP with over 200 illustrations, drawings, fine-art prints and photos. Fp: The Charles W. Morgan. Pictorial soft cover. New. 27.3 x 22.8. 9780760357361
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$40

21244
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
WHALERS AND WHALING

London. 1930. Philip Allan. 2nd edition of the 1925 original. No. 16 in the Nautilus Library series. 252 PP, 4 adv. Cloth cover, gilt device (nautilus) on front cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. Small format: 17.5 x 11.5.
The story of whaling which commenced in European waters, expanded and led to exploration to reach the Antarctic whaling grounds.
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$10

21246
CHISHOLM, Jocelyn
CAPTAIN CATTLIN TOWARDS NEW ZEALAND

Wellington. 1994. Author. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps, facsimile, paintings). Title-page: Facsimile of Journal of a Voyage...1827. Eps: Map of South West Pacific. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 17.5. 0959759719
Trading between Australia & New Zealand. Whaling off Kermadec, Tonga, Solomons... between 1827 & 1837.
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$15

60906
CLODE, Danielle
KILLERS IN EDEN: The story of a rare partnership between Men and Killer Whales

Melbourne. 2011. Museum Victoria. 2nd edition of the 2002 original. (10), 156 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Fp (in colour): The Death Fury, by Oswald W. B. Brierly). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 9780980619089
The true story of killer whales and their remarkable partnership with the whalers of Twofold Bay.
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$30

21383
COLWELL, Max
PETER THE WHALER IN SOUTHERN SEAS

Adelaide. 1978. Rigby. Paperback reprint of the 1964 original. (X), 116, (2 adv.) PP with 20 illust. by G.C. Ingleton. Fp: There She Blows!. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 18.1 x 11.4. 0727002716
Whaling in the Southern Seas, from the days of Sam Enderby to the Antarctic whaling of the mid-20th Century.
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$5

32406
COLWELL, Max
WHALING AROUND AUSTRALIA

Adelaide. 1977. Rigby. Paperback edition of the 1969 original. (12), 168, (10 bibliography & index) PP with 7 line drawings by Vic Hatcher, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w illustrations. Fp: Dolphins by the bow. Pictorial card cover. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.5. 0727003526
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$5

32403
COLWELL, Max
WHALING AROUND AUSTRALIA

London. 1970. Angus & Robertson. 1st UK edition of the 1969 Australian original. (12), 168 PP, (10 bibliography & index) with 7 line drawings by Vic Hatcher, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w illustrations. Fp: Dolphins by the bow. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.5. 0207952469
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$10

12207
CREDLAND, Arthur G.
WHALES AND WHALING - The Arctic Fishery

London. 1982. Shire Publications. 1st Ed., Shire Album No. 89. 32 PP with 1 map and 42 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0852635974
Origins of Arctic whaling fisheries, Greenland and Davis Strait fishery, Tragedies...
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$10

56066
CREIGHTON, Margaret S.
RITES AND PASSAGES: The Experience of American Whaling, 1830-1870

New York. 1995. Cambridge University Press. 1st paperback edition. (2), XIV, 233 with 1 map 19 tables and 35 b/w illustrations (1 map of Whaling Grounds). Fp: Portrait of Jamie McKenzie at 18, in 1857. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.3. 0521484480
A social history of American whaling, based on the diaries of sailors, and on ship logs. The whalemen: their beliefs, their behaviour, their relationship with society, their sweethearts and wives...
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$20

60384
CROPP, Glynnis M., WATTS, Noel R., COLLINS, Roger D. J. & HOWE, K. R. (editors)
PACIFIC JOURNEYS: Essays in Honour of John Dunmore

Wellington. 2005. Victoria University Press. 1st Ed. 232 PP with 2 tables and 4 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page signed by John Dunmore. Very good. 24 x 17. 0864735073
16 papers. 4 in French: France in the Pacifique during the "Restauration" (1815-1830), by Christian Huetz de Lemps... 12 in English: A French garden in Tasmania, by Edward Duyker... Patrick O'Reilly: Biographer of the Pacific, by Hugh Laracy... French Whalers and the Maori, by Peter Tremewan. French Whalers at Otago, by Ian Church...
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$40

67978
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND

Canberra. 1968. Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. 1st Ed. Publication No. 93, ANARE Scientific Reports, series A (1) Narrative. XII, 380 PP with 4 tail pieces and 6 maps, plus 34 pages with 70 b/w photos. Fp: North end of Macquarie Island. FEP: Chart & plans of anchorages at Macquarie Is. REP: Bird life at the Macquarie Is. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Small mark/remnants of sellotape on spine. Verso of the FFEP with dedicatory note to the Nantucket Atheneum Library dated 14 October 1970 and signed by the Author. Discreet stamp of The Nantucket Atheneum on front endpaper and at lower part of title page and on top of Chapter 1 page. An otherwise near fine copy. Scarce. 25.7 x 18.5.
Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.
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$200

65544
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND

Canberra. 1968. Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. 1st Ed. Publication No. 93, ANARE Scientific Reports, series A (1) Narrative. XII, 380 PP with 4 tail pieces and 6 maps, plus 34 pages with 70 b/w photos. Fp: North end of Macquarie Island. FEP: Chart & plans of anchorages at Macquarie Is. REP: Bird life at the Macquarie Is. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, no dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper and on his bookplate pasted down on the verso of front endpaper. Near fine. Scarce. 25.7 x 18.5.
Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.
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$90

36339
CURTSINGER, Bill
DISCOVERY IN LABRADOR: A 16th-Century Whaling Basque Port and its Sunken Fleet (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 168)

Washington. 1985. N.G.S. July 1985. Contains article between P.40 and 71 with 2 maps, 1 b/w and 28 colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Whaling in the Strait of Belle Isle.
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$10

14214
DAKIN, William John
WHALEMEN ADVENTURERS

Sydney. 1963. Sirius Books. Reprint of the 1938 revised edition (original of 1934). XXXII, 285 PP, plus 16 pages with 18 b/w illustrations: 1 drawing, 2 maps, 1 painting and 14 photos. Decorated hard cover, dj. Slighr ageing of paper on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 20.5 X 13.5.
A history of whaling in Australia, NZ & the South Seas from 1785 to the 1930's & later developments.
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$30

70505
DAKIN, William John
WHALEMEN ADVENTURERS - The story of whaling in Australian waters and other Southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times

Sydney. 1934. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. XX, 264 PP, plus 72 pages with 2 maps and 49 b/w plates. Fp: The Final Flurry, off Twofold Bay. FEP: Chart of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (lightly sunned). Foxing on few pages and on outside edges, offsetting of endpapers. Name of previous owner on half title page. A very good clean copy. 24 x 16.5.
Whaling in Australian waters and the Southern Ocean from the days of sails to the days of steam.
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$45

60244
DARLING, James D.
WHALES: An Era of Discovery [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 174, No.6]

Washington. 1988. N.G.S. December 1988. 765-946 PP. Contains article from P. 872 to 909 with b/w and colour illustrations (photographs by Flip Nicklin). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$5

10972
DAVIDSON, George
THE TRACKS AND LANDFALLS OF BERING AND CHIRIKOF ON THE NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA

Fairfield, Wash., USA. 1994. Ye Galleon. Reprint of the 1901 original. (6), 44, (7 pages bibliography), 1 colophon PP, plus 1 large folded map (50 x 105cm). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on endpapers and outside edges. Near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0877705275
June to October 1841, sailing on the St. Peter & St. Paul along the coasts of Alaska, during the first Russian Arctic Expedition led by Vitius Bering.
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$30

32340
DAVIDSON, Rene
THE WHALERS OF EDEN AND TWOFOLD BAY (in Heritage)

Canberra. 1989. Australian Council of National Trusts. Volume 8, No. 2, Winter 1989. Includes article between P.21 and 23 with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 23.
Also includes article by Brian Lloyd on Gabo Island Lighthouse (P.2 - 5) with 1 b/w photo & 6 colour photos.
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$10

71229
DAVIDSON, René (compiler)
WHALEMEN OF TWOFOLD BAY

Eden. 1988. Author. 1st Ed. XI, 172 PP with 2 maps and many b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings & photos). Pictorial soft cover with light wear, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 21 x 29.5. 0949362026
Historical photographs on the whales, their chases, the whalemen and their family life.
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$55

21240
DAVIES, J. L.
THE WHALES AND SEALS OF TASMANIA

Hobart. c. 1960. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. 1st Ed. 29 PP (2 Index) with 27 b/w figures by author. Soft cover, illustrated front. Covers foxed and with creases. Signature of previous owner (Olaf Ruhen) at top of title page. Very good working copy. 24.5 x 18.5.
Guide to the marine mammals of Tasmania. The pinnipeds (seals, sea lions & fur seals) and the cetaceans (whales, dolphins & porpoises), endemic to Tasmania or migratory.
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$15

69782
DAVIES, J. L.
THE WHALES AND SEALS OF TASMANIA

Hobart. c. 1960. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. 1st Ed. 29 PP (2 Index) with 27 b/w figures by author. Soft cover, illustrated front. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Very good. 24.5 x 18.5.
Guide to the marine mammals of Tasmania. The pinnipeds (seals, sea lions & fur seals) and the cetaceans (whales, dolphins & porpoises), endemic to Tasmania or migratory.
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$20

59538
DELANO, Amasa
A NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO NEW HOLLAND AND VAN DIEMEN'S LAND

Hobart. 1973. Cat & Fiddle Press. Facsimile extract of the 1817 original, limited to 500 copies. 58 PP. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, o/wise fine. 22.3 x 14. 0858530104
A facsimile extract from "A Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres comprising three Voyages round the World together with a Voyage of survey and discovery in the Pacific Ocean and Oriental Islands". Sealing in Bass Strait, calls of the ship Perseverance at Hobart and Sydney in 1804.
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$30

70959
DEPT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRY
AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES Volume 39, No. 3, 1980

Canberra. 1980. Fisheries Division, Department of Primary Industry. Volume 39, Number 3, March 1980. 72 PP with b/w illustrations: drawings, plans and photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.5.
"Soela", chartered by the CSIRO for researches in the Australian Fishing Zone, by J.G.H. Maxwell. NZ albacore Tuna catch tops 800 tonnes, by G. Habib & R. Cade. Continued growth for top end prawner, by A. J. Green. ...
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$5

21341
DEXTER, Elisha
NARRATIVE OF THE WRECK AND LOSS OF THE WHALING BRIG WILLIAM AND JOSEPH

Fairfield, Wash. USA. 1988. Ye Galleon. Reprint of the 2nd Ed. of 1848. 59 PP, 1 colophon with 5 full page illust. and 2 facsimiles of 2nd Ed. title page in text. Illustrated Eps. Hard cover, gilt illust. and title on front cover. Fine. 26 x 18.5. 0877704171
Wrecked in Oct. 1841 during a storm, on her return to Martha's Vineyard, after a successful whaling cruise (200 barrels of sperm oil & 12 barrels of black-fish oil).
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$40

21387
DIAMOND, Marion
BEN BOYD OF BOYDTOWN

Melbourne. 1995. Melbourne University Press. Updated edition of the 1988 The Sea Horse and the Wanderer. XIV, 262 PP with 1 map and 2 figures, plus 8 pages with 10 bw illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.4 x 14.8. 0522456734
City banker. Shipping magnate. Whaling... Afterword, P.257 to 262, on the murder/disappearance of Ben Boyd on the island of Guadalcanal.
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$20

50827
DICKSON, Rod (editor)
TO KING GEORGE THE THIRD SOUND FOR WHALES. A voyage aboard the British Whaling Vessel KINGSTON of London, Captain Thomas Dennis 1800-1802

Perth. 2006. Hesperian Press. 1st Ed. Transcribed from the Original Ship's Logbook. XIV, 159 PP with 1 plan, 1 illustration, 5 facsimile of logbook pages, and 9 charts. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj, ribbon page-marker. Near fine. 25 x 17.2. 0859053725
Sailed from England, January 1800... South Africa. Reached Albany, Western Australia, mid August 1800. Sailed the coast of West Australia until mid December 1800... Return via Baie de St. Augustin (Tulear), Madagascar, South Africa, St Helena...
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$55

69694
DIGGINS, Tracey
WHO'S EATING WHO? ... an Antarctic and Southern Ocean Mystery

Hobart. c. 2001. Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Juvenile edition. No pagination, 16 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers, staples. Fine. 29.5 x 21.
Tiny krill, to fishes, birds, seals and whales.
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$5

30607
DOAK, Wade
ENCOUNTERS WITH WHALES & DOLPHINS

Auckland. 1988. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st Ed. 250 PP, plus 48 pages with 97 colour photos. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26.6 x 20. 0340492902
Relationship between human and cetacean creatures.
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$15

21290
DODGE, Ernest S.
BALEINIERS A TAHITI

Paris. 1971. Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed. Dossier No. 11 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 31 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover (pêche à la baleine by Louis Garnera]. French text. Fine. 19 x 14.
Whaling ships in the South Pacific. Calls at Tahiti.
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$20

21248
DODGE, Ernest S.
PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM. REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR 1978

Salem, Mass. 1979. Peabody Museum of Salem. 1st Ed. 98 PP, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Very good. 21.6 x 14.
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$10

21249
DODGE, Ernest Stanley (Director)
PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM. REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR 1979

Salem. Mass. 1980. Peabody Museum. 1st Ed. 85 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Very good. 21.6 x 14.
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$10

51496
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air - Volume XV, No.1-4

Bristol. 1949-50. Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. No. 1 (Autumn 1949) to No. 4 (Summer 1950). No. 1: 78 PP with 1 map, 38 b/w and duotone photos. No. 2: 78 PP with 38 b/w and duotone photos. No. 3: 78 PP with 40 b/w and duotone photos. No. 4: 78 PP with 1 map, 45 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.
No.1: Sea Mystery (fate of the full-rigged ship General Grant on the Auckland Islands), by Captain R. Barry O'Brien. My worst voyage, by Captain Sir James Bisset. No. 2: In sail a century ago, by Harry Hine. On the Coast of Adventure (pearling lugger in Australia), by Charles W. Domville-Fife. No. 3: When the sea calls, by Captain E. Archer-Wayth. Loss of the S.S. Richmond, by Captain Sir James Bisset. No. 4: Burned Out, on the ill-fated Cormorant, in the Indian Ocean, by Edward Gordon. Tabus and trade in the Nicobar Islands, by George Stitt.
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$30

41946
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air, Volume XX, No.4

Bristol. 1955. Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Summer 1955. 58 PP with 43 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover (Taking it green). Staples removed. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.
In those brave days of sail, by Captain William F. Reid (pages 6 to 19). Thirty-one day in an open boat (following torpedoing of Silver Dawn on passage Fremantle to Persian Gulf), by G. Waye (pages 20 to 24). On the Grand Banks, with the Portuguese Fishing Fleet, by Alan Villiers.
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$15

21313
DOW, George Francis
WHALE SHIPS AND WHALING, A Pictorial History

New York. 1985. Dover. Reprint of the 1925 edition. 241 PP with 207 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16.5. 0486248089
Pictorial history of whaling with an account of the whale fishery in colonial New England.
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$10

70629
DOWNES, M.C., EALEY, E.H.M., GWYNN, A.M. & YOUNG, P.S.
THE BIRDS OF HEARD ISLAND

Melbourne. 1959. Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. November 1959 edition. ANARE Reports, series B, Volume 1: Zoology. 135 PP with 16 tables and 70 b/w illustrations (2 figures, 1 photo "Laurens Peninsula and Mt Olsen, from Mt. Drygalski" and 67 photo plates). Large folded map "Distribution of Birds, Heard Island 1951" (with colour) , tipped in inside back cover. Addendum, dated July 1960 loosely inserted. Soft covers, illustrated front. Spine reinforced with cloth tape. Very good. 24.3 x 18.3.
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$45

22336
DRUETT, Joan
PETTICOAT WHALERS, Whaling Wives at Sea, 1820-1920

Auckland. 1991. Collins. 1st Ed. VI, 213 PP, with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages of colour illustrations (Paintings by Ron Druett). Eps: Northern Whale Fishery. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18.5. 1869500431
Experiences of women accompanying their husbands-skippers on the long and perilous voyages of the whaling ships.
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$15

56129
DRURY, J. Linda
THE BISHOP OF DURHAM'S WHALE, 1766-67: The Story behind the Skeleton in Durham Cathedral

Durham. 1980. Durham County Local History Society. Offprint from Bulletin 25, December 1980. 39-52 PP. Soft cover protected by clear plastic cover, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$15

65252
EDWARDS, Hugh
THE REMARKABLE DOLPHINS OF MONKEY MIA

Perth. 1989. Author. 1st Ed. (6), 110 PP with 1 map , 1 colour photo and b/w illustrations, plus 32 pages with 66 colour photos. Title page (in colour): Dolphin. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note inside front cover signed by the author. Near fine. 24 x 16.2. 0731679822
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$10

40983
EDWARDS, Hugh
THE REMARKABLE DOLPHINS OF MONKEY MIA

Perth. 1989. Author. 1st Ed. (6), 110 PP with 1 map , 1 colour photo and b/w illustrations, plus 32 pages with 66 colour photos. Title page (in colour): Dolphin. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.2. 0731679822
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$5

32767
ELLIS, Richard
DEEP ATLANTIC - Life, Death, and Exploration in the Abyss

New York. 1996. Alfred A. Knopf 1st Ed. X, 395 PP with 134 b/w illustrations. Title spread: male and female of the Avocet Eel (Avocettina infans). Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 17. 679433244
Exploration of the Atlantic: Gulf Stream, Ocean Floor, hydrothermal vents... Creatures of the abyss: Deep-Sea biology, Invertebrates... Whales and Whaling.
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$30

56070
ELLIS, Richard
MEN AND WHALES

New York. 1991. Alfred A. Knopf. 1st Ed. XV, 542 PP, with 292 b/w illustrations (including 15 paintings & 10 maps by the author), 3 pages of glossary terms and 22 pages of bibliography. Fp: A gam between the bark Sunbeam and the ship James Arnold. Eps: Engraving from the Nuremberg (1760) edition of the 1720 Dutch work by C.F. Zorgdrager of the Greenland whale fishery. Hard cover, device on front cover, gilt title on cloth cloth spine, dj. Bookplate of Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) on verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 28.5 x 23. 0394558391
The complex history of men and whales, from the first commercial whaling by Basques of 10th Century France and Spain, to the International Whaling Commission and the worldwide movement to protect the whales.
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$35

22127
EVANS, Peter
WHALES

London. 1990. Whittet Books. 1st Ed. 136 PP with illustrations by Euan Dunn. Title page: Humpback whales breaching and diving. Eps: Humpback whale and calf. Laminated pictorial boards. Near fine. 21.6 x 15.3. 0905483855
Whale: motion, breathing, diving, senses, feeding... P. 84 to 99: Hunting the whale.
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$5

56118
FORBES, Allan
WHALE SHIPS AND WHALING SCENES, as portrayed by Benjamin Russell

Boston. 1955. Second Bank/State Street Trust Company. 1st Ed. XII, 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (32 full-page colour paintings of whaling scenes). Pictorial soft cover. Spine rubbed at foot. Signs of water damage on the front margin. A good working copy. 22.8 x 15.2.
The water colours of this New England painter who combined artistic views and accuracy in the details of the whale ships.
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$10

51885
FORBES, Allan
WHALE SHIPS AND WHALING SCENES, as portrayed by Benjamin Russell

Boston. 1955. Second Bank / State Street Trust Company. 1st Ed. XII, 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (32 full-page colour paintings of whaling scenes). Pictorial soft cover. Spine rubbed and reinforced (clear sellotape), o/wise very good. 22.8 x 15.2.
The water colours of this New England painter who combined artistic views and accuracy in the details of the whale ships.
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$25

56065
FORSTER, Honore (compiler)
THE SOUTH SEA WHALER - An Annotated Bibliography...

Sharon, Mass. 1985. Kendall Whaling Museum. 1st Ed. IX, 157 PP. Fp: South Sea Whaling by W.E. Norton. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover. Signed by the author / compiler on title page. Fine. 26 x 17.5. 0937854220
... bibliography of published historical, literary and art material relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century
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$35

21285
FORSTER, Honore (compiler)
THE SOUTH SEA WHALER - An Annotated Bibliography...

Sharon, Mass. 1985. Kendall Whaling Museum. 1st Ed. IX, 157 PP. Fp: South Sea Whaling by W.E. Norton. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover. Fine. 26 x 17.5. 0937854220
... bibliography of published historical, literary and art material relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century
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$20

21340
FRANCIS, Daniel
A HISTORY OF WORLD WHALING

Markham, Ontario. 1990. Viking. 1st Ed. XVI, 288 PP with 45 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16.5. 067082447X
From the beginnings with the Basque whalers of the Bay of Biscay, to the modern whaling & the IWC moratorium & the arrival of Greenpeace on the whaling scene. Whaling in paradise, in the Arctic, the Antarctic & the Sea of Cortez.
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$20

56100
FRANK, Stuart M.
CORRECTIONS TO BREWINGTON: Notes and Revisions to M.V. and Dorothy Brewington's Kendall Whaling Museum Paintings (1965)

Sharon, Massachusetts. 1988. The Kendall Whaling Museum. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Kendall Whaling Museum Monograph series. (2), 8, (2 blank) PP. Pictorial soft cover (English Whaler in the Arctic). Fine. 27.8 x 21.5. 0937854271
72 corrections and notes. With a comprehensive index of artists represented by original works in the Kendall Whaling Museum.
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$20

66713
FRANK, Stuart M.
THE KWM NEWSLETTER - The Quarterly Newsletter of the Kendall Whaling Museum - Vol 12, No. 3

Sharon, Massachusetts. 1994 . The Kendall Whaling Museum. Newsletter: Vol. 12, No. 3, Fall 1994.. 8 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 20.5.
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$5

66513
FRANK, Stuart M.
THE KWM NEWSLETTER - The Quarterly Newsletter of the Kendall Whaling Museum - Vol 13, No. 2/3

Sharon, Massachusetts. 1995 . The Kendall Whaling Museum. Newsletter: Vol. 13, No. 2/3, Summer / Fall 1995.. 16 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 20.5.
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$5

58948
FROUIN, Charles
JOURNAL DE BORD 1852-1856 - CHARLES FROUIN, CHIRURGIEN DU BALEINIER L'ESPADON

Paris. 1978. Editions France-Empire. Reprint. 340 PP with 2 maps, plus 12 Pages with 13 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.
A world cruise by a French surgeon with calls at Albany, Akaroa, Hawaii and on the various fishing grounds of the Okhotsk and Bering.
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$30

40473
GANNIER, Alexandre
BALEINES & DAUPHINS DE POLYNESIE

Papeete. 2001. Au Vent des Iles. 1st Ed, in collection Survol. 72 PP with 1 map, 71 colour photos and 16 b/w drawings for the identification guide. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text (English and French text for the identification guide of 18 pages). 20 x 13. 2909790134
Whales and dolphins of French Polynesia, with a bilingual (English & French identification guide).
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$35

59106
GARDNER, Erle Stanley
HUNTING THE DESERT WHALE

Melbourne / London. 1964. Readers Book Club / Companion Book Club. Book Club edition. 256 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Baja California, inset plan of Scammon's Lagoon. Hard cover. Ageing of paper. Good. 18.8 x 12.5.
Hunting/studying the rare grey whale, in the waters of Scammon's Lagoon.
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$5

34604
GARRIGUE, Claire & GREAVES, Jacqui
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, UN RENDEZ-VOUS POUR LES BALEINES - New Caledonia, A Rendezvous for the Humpback Whale

Nouméa. 1999. Editions Catherine Ledru. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 map, 1 duotone illust., and hundreds of colour photos. Includes an audio CD of Humpback whale songs recorded in the lagoon of New Caledonia. Hard cover, dj. Fine. French and English text (preface and acknowledgments in Japanese). 25.5 x 25.5. 2950578411
The humpback whale at a glimpse. Life and behaviour of the humpback whale.
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$130

31598
GIBSON, Arrell Morgan & WHITEHEAD John S.
YANKEES IN PARADISE - The Pacific Basin Frontier

Alburquerque. 1993. University of New Mexico Press. 1st Ed., in the Histories of the American Frontier series. XII, 495 PP with 5 maps and 58 b/w illust. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0826314422
Pioneers, Fur traders, Whalers... Military frontiers.
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$15

71385
GIGGS, Rebecca
FATHOMS: The World in the Whale

Melbourne. 2020. Scribe. 1st paperback edition. (10), 358 PP. Soft covers, illustrated front. New. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781925321388
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$35

33923
GILBRETH, Frank B.
OF WHALES AND WOMEN - One Man's View of Nantucket History

London. 1957. Heinemann. 1st Ed. IX, 231 PP with 17 head pieces by Donald McKay. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and a little soiled). Neat signature on FFEP, a little light foxing on top outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 20.4 x 13.5.
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$20

39648
GILL, Peter & BURKE, Cecilia
WHALE WATCHING IN AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND WATERS

Sydney. 1999. New Holland Publishers. 1st Ed. XII, 148 PP with location maps, b/w illustrations by Ian Faulkner and colour illustrations by Pieter Folkens. Fp (in colour): Southern right whales off Head of Bight, South Australia. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 1864364726
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$15

30021
GILL, Peter & GIBSON, Linda
WHALES DOLPHINS AND PORPOISES

Sydney. 1997. Reader's Digest. 1st Ed., in the Reader's Digest Explores series. 160 PP with bw and colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28 x 22.5. 0864491778
Illustrated guide to 48 species. Chapter 7: Whales and People, Whale Lore, History of Whaling, Whale Products... Whale Watching.
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$15

57192
GOODSON HARRIS, Timothy
A WHALE'S SONG: The Humpbacks of Eastern Australia

Lismore, NSW. 2003. Southern Cross University Whale Research Centre 1st Ed. Foreword by Di Morrissey. 48 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21. 1863844925
Whaling in Australia. Whales Natural History.
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$25

39165
GORDON, J. & GOODMAN J. (editors)
MAMMALS IN THE SEAS - Volume IV: Small Cetaceans, Seals, Sirenians and Otters

Rome. 1982. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. 1st Ed. FAO Fisheries Series No. 5, Volume IV. X, 531, (3) PP with tables, graphs, drawings and b/w photos. Eps: Comparative size of Mammals found in the seas. Cloth cover, device on front board, dj. Fine. 28 x 21.8. 9251005141
34 papers: 3 on sirenians and otters, 19 on seals, and 13 on small cetaceans (dolphins, porpoises).
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$50

22141
GRACE, Eric S.
WHALE: Giant of the Ocean

Sydney. 1996. Sandstone Books. 1st Australian edition. 128 PP with colour photos. Fp: Diver meets humpback whale. Title page: A humpback flips its tail into the air. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 26 x 28.5. 1875986375
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$30

70265
GRAVES, William & SCHEFFER, Victor B.
WHALES OF THE WORLD: The Imperiled Giants & Exploring the Lives of Whales [in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 150, No.6]

Washington. 1976. National Geographic Society. December 1976. Contains articles pages 722 to 767 with 1 b/w lithography, 1 graph, 3 drawings and 39 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.
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$5

35506
GRAVES, William P. E.
MARTHA'S VINEYARD (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 119, No.6)

Washington. 1961. N.G.S. June 1961. Contains article from P.778 to 809 with 1 map and 2 b/w and 34 colour photos by James P. Blair. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
Old whaling days still flavor life on sea-swept Martha's Vineyard.
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$10

21264
GUNSON, Niel
THE DALTON JOURNAL, Two Whaling Voyages to the South Seas 1823-1829

Canberra. 1990. National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. XII, 140 PP with 12 b/w illust. Eps: Facsimile of Log Book. Hard cover, scrimshaw illustration on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 24.8 x 17.4. 0642105057
A British account of whaling in the South Seas on board the Phoenix in 1823-25 and the Harriet 1826-29.
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$10

56067
GUNSON, Niel
THE DALTON JOURNAL, Two Whaling Voyages to the South Seas 1823-1829

Canberra. 1990. National Library of Australia 1st Ed., foreword by Warren Horton. XII, 140 PP with 12 b/w illustrations. Eps: Facsimile of Log Book. Hard cover, scrimshaw illustration on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Dedicatory note to Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) on page facing title page, signed by Niel Gunson, editor. Fine. 24.8 x 17.4. 0642105057
A British account of whaling in the South Seas on board the Phoenix in 1823-25 and the Harriet 1826-29.
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$45

44122
HARROD, Dominick (editor)
WAR, ICE & PIRACY, The Remarkable Career of a Victorian Sailor - Journals and Letters of Samuel Gurney Cresswell

London. 2000. Chatham Publishing. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1861761384
Fighting the Malay Pirates in 1843 to 1846. HMS Investigator and navigation in the Arctic, 1848-1853. HMS Archer in the Baltic during the Crimean War.
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$15

46992
HEARNE, Samuel
A JOURNEY FROM PRINCE OF WALES'S FORT IN HUDSON 'S BAY TO THE NORTHERN OCEAN

Amsterdam. 1968. N. Israel. Reprint of the 1795 original. No. 25 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), XLIV, 458, (2) PP, plus 8 folded plates. Fp: folded plan exhibiting Mr. Hearne' Tracks. Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette, front cover & spine. Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 26 x 21.
A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean, undertaken by order of the Hudson's Bay Company, for the discovery of copper mines, a North West Passage, &c. in the years 1769, 1770, 1771 & 1772.
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$75

65626
HEFFERNAN, Thomas Farel
MUTINY ON THE GLOBE - The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock

London. 2002. Bloomsbury. 1st paperback edition. XX, 280 PP with 1 map on double page and 1 sketch map, plus 16 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Eps: map of Mili Atoll (inset Pacific Ocean with location map). Pictorial soft cover. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0747560986
1824 mutiny on the Nantucket whaling ship Globe.
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$10

66210
HMSO
FALKLAND ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES - Report for the Years 1954 and 1955

London. 1956. Colonial Reports / Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1956 edition, in the "Colonial Reports" series. 70, (2) PP with tables, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos at centrefold and 2 folded charts at back of book. Soft cover, staples. Stamp of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 21.5 x 13.5.
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$20

31802
HOYT, Edwin P.
THE MUTINY ON THE GLOBE

New York. 1975. Random House. 1st Ed. X, 203 PP. Eps: Map of the voyage of the Globe. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (closed tear). Near fine. 21.4 x 14.2. 0394493656
The events on board the US whaleship Globe which in 1824, led to an uprising, mutiny and establishment of a kingdom on Mili Atoll.
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$15

42334
HOYT, Edwin P.
THE MUTINY ON THE GLOBE

London. 1976. Arthur Barker. 1st UK edition of the 1975 US original. (10), 203 PP. Eps: Map of the voyage of the Globe. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Closed tears to dust jacket, faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 0213165767
The events on board the US whaleship Globe which in 1824, led to an uprising, mutiny and establishment of a kingdom on Mili Atoll.
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$10

57460
JACKSON, C. Ian (editor)
THE ARCTIC WHALING JOURNALS OF WILLIAM SCORESBY THE YOUNGER - Volume II: The voyages of 1814, 1815 and 1816

London. 2008. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, Volume 20. XXXVII, 308 PP with 3 maps and 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: Flensing a whale. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 9780904180923
... with an Appendix "Scoresby's Navigation", by George Huxtable.
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$70

57535
JACKSON, C. Ian (editor)
THE ARCTIC WHALING JOURNALS OF WILLIAM SCORESBY THE YOUNGER - Volume III: The voyages of 1817, 1818 and 1820

London. 2009. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, Volume 21. XLII, 245 PP with 3 maps and 10 b/w illustrations. Fp: Model of the "Baffin". Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 9780904180954
... with an Appendix "The Building of Arctic Whalers", by Fred M. George Walker.
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$70

57785
JARMAN, Robert
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS IN THE "JAPAN", employed in the Sperm Whale Fishery, under the Command of John May

Melbourne. 2009. Edition Renard. Reprint of the 1838 original, in a limited edition of 70 numbered copies 31 to 100 (number 36). Edited, with an Introduction, Notes, Chronology, and Index by Robert M. Warneke. X, (2 blank), VI, 318 PP. Fp: Portrait of Robert Jarman in 1877. Top edge dyed. Marker ribbon. Quarter bound, grey goatskin with moire cloth sides, title on spine. Fine. 23 x 16.5.
Voyage: June 1831 to August 1834. London, Cape of Good Hope, St Paul Island (Indian Ocean), Indonesia, Japan, Hawai'i, Tonga, Australia, Fiji, Kiribati ... New Zealand, Cape Horn, Azores, London.
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$365

58806
JARMAN, Robert
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS IN THE "JAPAN", employed in the Sperm Whale Fishery, under the Command of John May

Melbourne. 2009. Edition Renard. Reprint of the 1838 original, in a limited edition of 30 numbered copies (No. 21). Edited, with an Introduction, Notes, Chronology, and Index by Robert M. Warneke. X, (2 blank), VI, 318 PP. Fp: Portrait of Robert Jarman in 1877. All edges tinted. Marker ribbon. Full grey goatskin, gilt title on spine, cloth slipcase with title on labels. Fine. 24.3 x 17.
Voyage: June 1831 to August 1834. London, Cape of Good Hope, St Paul Island (Indian Ocean), Indonesia, Japan, Hawai'i, Tonga, Australia, Fiji, Kiribati ... New Zealand, Cape Horn, Azores, London.
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$650

57784
JARMAN, Robert
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS IN THE "JAPAN", employed in the Sperm Whale Fishery, under the Command of John May

Melbourne. 2009. Edition Renard. Reprint of the 1838 original, in a limited edition of 100 numbered copies (Nos. 101 to 200). Edited, with an Introduction, Notes, Chronology, and Index by Robert M. Warneke. X, (2 blank), VI, 318 PP. Fp: Portrait of Robert Jarman in 1877. Top edge dyed. Marker ribbon. Cloth cover (full linen), title-labels on front board and spine. New. 23 x 16.5.
Voyage: June 1831 to August 1834. London, Cape of Good Hope, St Paul Island (Indian Ocean), Indonesia, Japan, Hawai'i, Tonga, Australia, Fiji, Kiribati ... New Zealand, Cape Horn, Azores, London.
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$195

53049
JONES, A. G. E.
BRITISH SEALING ON NEW SOUTH SHETLAND 1819-1826 (2 parts in The Great Circle, Volume 7 -1985)

Perth. 1985. AAMH / Australian Association for Maritime History. Part I in Volume 7, No. 1, April 1985: Article P. 9 to 22 with 1 table. Part II in Volume 7, No. 2, October 1985. Article P.74 to 87 with 6 tables. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.3 x 16.3.
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$20

70976
JONES, A. G. E. & CHATWIN Dale
SHIPS EMPLOYED IN THE SOUTH SEAS TRADE 1775-1859 - Volume 3

Hobart. 2013. Navarine Publishing / Roebuck Society. Limited edition of 100 hand numbered copies, this copy no.93. Publication No. 53 of the Roebuck Society expanded and edited by Dale Chatwin. 165 PP with 2 graphs, tables and 14 b/w illustrations (1 map, facsimile of documents and 3 whaling scenes). Card covers, illustrated front. Signed by Dale Chatwin on title page. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780992366018
British Southern Whale Fishery... Whaling trade.
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$35

46508
KIRKER, James
ADVENTURES TO CHINA - Americans in the Southern Oceans 1792-1812

New York. 1970. O.U.P. 1st Ed. (10), 192 PP with 2 drawings and 3 charts, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Fp: Daniel Foss, a seal hunter. Eps: A chart of the world. Cloth cover, device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing on outside edges. Signature of previous owner at top of half title page, o/wise near fine. 20.7 x 13.8.
American ships loaded with fur skins or sandalwood from the South Seas or Southern Ocean, to China.
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$15

64492
LAING, Alexander
AMERICAN SHIPS

New York. 1971. American Heritage Press. 1st Ed. XXI, (3), 536 PP with 98 pages of b/w illustrations. Title spread: Crowninshield's wharf, Salem, in 1806. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Repaired dust jacket which has a faded spine. Book itself is near fine. 26 x 18. 07035846X
Whaling, whalers and whaling ships - Clippers - Sail or Steam?, Wood or Metal? - Last challenges of wood and sail.
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$15

70867
LANDAUER, Lyndall Baker
SCAMMON - BEYOND THE LAGOON : A Biography of Charles Melville Scammon

San Francisco & Pasadena. 1986. The Associates of the J. Porter Shaw Library & Institute for Marine Information. 1st Ed. No. 1, in the Pacific Maritime History series. Preface by David A. Hull. Foreword by Barbara Johnson. XIV, 180 PP, plus 20 pages with 20 b/w plates. Fp: C. M. Scammon. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 0933185006
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$50

68052
LAWSON, Will
HARPOONS AHOY ! - Fighting the Great Sperm Whales

Sydney. 1938. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. IX, (2), 220 PP. Blue cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly rubbed at head and foot and dulled. Occasional light foxing. Very good. 22 x 15.
Story of the great sperm whales and Captain McKillop, last of the old-time whalers out of Hobart (as told to the author).
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$50

69926
LAWSON, Will & The Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania
BLUE GUM CLIPPERS AND WHALE SHIPS OF TASMANIA

Melbourne. 1949. Georgian House. 1st Ed. 261 PP, plus 30 b/w plates. Fp: Sailing ships at New Wharf in 1881. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a spine lightly faded, and piece missing at head.. Offsetting on endpapers, light foxing. An otherwise clean and very good copy. 22 x 14.5.
Early whaling, trading and shipbuilding in Tasmania.
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$40

69030
LAWSON, Will & The Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania
BLUE GUM CLIPPERS AND WHALE SHIPS OF TASMANIA

Launceston. 1986. D. & L. Book Distributor. Facsimile reprint of the 1949 original. 261 PP, plus 30 b/w plates. Fp: Sailing ships at New Wharf in 1881. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
Early whaling, trading and shipbuilding in Tasmania.
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$20

59997
LEATHERWOOD, Stephen & REEVES, Randall R.
The Sierra Club Handbook of WHALES and DOLPHINS

San Francisco. 1983. Sierra Club Books. 1st paperback edition. Foreword by Sam H. Ridgway. XVII, 302 PP with 130 b/w photos and 70 illustrations in full-color by Larry Foster. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Fine. 20.3 x 11.5. 0871563401
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$10

21372
LONEY, Jack
SEA ADVENTURES AND WRECKS ON THE N.S.W. SOUTH COAST

Portarlington. 1977. Author. 2nd edition. 80 PP plus 24 pages with 1 map & 44 b/w illust. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 20.4 x 14. 0909244081
Ruins of Bittangabee Bay, Ben Boyd and Twofold Bay, mutiny on the whaling ship Junior in 1857... shipwrecks.
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$10

21384
LONEY, Jack
SEA ADVENTURES AND WRECKS ON THE N.S.W. SOUTH COAST

Geelong. c.1980. Marine History Publication. 3rd edition. 80 PP, plus 24 pages with 1 map & 44 b/w illust. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 20.4 x 14. 0909244081
Ruins of Bittangabee Bay - Ben Boyd and Twofold Bay - mutiny on the whaling ship Junior in 1857... shipwrecks.
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$15

21286
McCARTHY, Mike
EXCAVATION OF THE BARQUE DAY DAWN

Perth. 1980. W.A. Museum. 1st Ed. 58 PP with b/w illustrations. Illustrated card cover. Near fine. 22 x 17. 0724482237
The excavation and identification of the wreck of an ex-American whaling ship in Cockburn Sound.
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$20

21348
McINTYRE, Joan (editor)
MIND IN THE WATERS, A Book to Celebrate the Consciousness of Whales and Dolphins

New York & San Francisco. 1974. Charles Scribner's Sons & Sierra Club Books. 1st Ed. 240 PP with numerous b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, photos...) and 18 colour photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 28.5 x 22. 0684139952
Compendium of information about whales and dolphins, mythology, natural science, poetry, scientific findings...
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$10

31966
McMANUS, Michael
A TREASURY OF AMERICAN SCRIMSHAW - A collection of the useful and decorative

New York. 1997. Penguin Studio. 1st printing. X, 150 PP with 7 b/w headpieces and 200 colour photos. Fp: Jagging wheel in Walrus ivory. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 22.2. 0670862347
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$55

21466
McNAB, Robert
THE OLD WHALING DAYS - A History of Southern New Zealand from 1830 to 1840

Auckland. 1975. Golden Press. Reprint of the 1913 original, in the New Zealand Classics series. XIII, 508 PP. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21 x 13.5. 0855584327
The competition between French, American and British whalers for the sperm whale.
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$20

21233
MADDOCK, Shirley
THESE ANTIPODES, A New Zealand Album 1814 to 1854

Auckland. 1979. Collins. 1st Ed. X, 318 PP with b/w illust. plus 28 pages with 64 colour illust. (photos by Don Whyte). Hard cover, dj. Stamp on outside lower edge, o/wise very good. 26 x 20. 0002169584
A vivid account of New Zealand's past: its early visitors, explorers, whalers, missionaries.
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$20

56103
MALLOY, Mary
AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE MARITIME TRADES: A Guide to Resources in New England

Sharon, Massachusetts. 1990. The Kendall Whaling Museum. 1st Ed. No. 6 in the Kendall Whaling Museum Monograph series. Foreword by Stuart M. Frank. (2), 26 PP with 3 b/w illustrations. Title page: Whaleboat crew on bark Wanderer. Inside back cover: Protection Paper (Seamen's Passport). Pictorial soft cover (on the whaling bark Kathleen). Fine. 27.8 x 21.5. 0937854301
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$20

62461
MANN, John, OLYSLAGER, J. et al.
WYT'S DIGEST OF DUTCH SHIPPING AND SHIPBUILDING 1955

Rotterdam. 1955. Dagblad Scheepvaart. 1st edition. Introduction by Bernard E. Ruys. 316 PP with period advertisements, tables and b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, cloth spine. Covers lightly worn/rubbed, o/wise near fine. 32.2 x 24.
Dutch Liner Shipping in 1954, by J. Olyslager. Dutch Antarctic Whaling in 1954, by A. Wanderink Vinke. ... Dutch Merchant Fleet, on December 31st 1954 (brought up until April 1st 1955).
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$30

30611
MARTIN, Dr. Anthony R. (editor)
WHALES AND DOLPHINS

London. 1990. Salamander Book / Bedford Editions. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 72 location maps, and colour illust. (photos and paintings by Bruce Pearson & David Thompson). Illustrated title spread and endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 30.5 x 22.2. 1856000001
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$20

43657
MARTIN, Kenneth R.
DELAWARE GOES WHALING, 1833-1845

Greenville, Delaware. 1974. The Hagley Museum 1st Ed. 64 PP with 26 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 15.2.
Whaling fever in Delaware, and the Wilmington Whaling Company.
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$10

69531
MARTIN, Stephen
THE WHALES' JOURNEY

Sydney. 2001. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XII, 251 PP with 2 maps and 13 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 2 b/w photos and 10 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 1865082325
A year in the life of a humpback whale and a century in the history of whaling. Whaling at Bay of Islands and Tory Channel, New Zealand. Whaling at Twofold Bay, in West Australia, Moreton Bay (Tangalooma), Norfolk Island...
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$25

21235
MATTHEWS, Dr. Leonard Harrison (editor)
THE WHALE

New York. 1968. Simon & Schuster. 1st Ed. Foreword by Philip F. Purrington. 287 PP profusely illustrated in b/w & colour. Eps: Whale species (Japanese names). Hard cover, silver device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and repaired. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. Oblong: 25.2 x 27.5.
The whales in mythology and folklore, their biology, whaling industry and whaling boats, whale products, ... whale protection.
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$15

52502
MAXWELL, C. Bede
WOODEN HOOKERS - Epics of the Sea History of Australia

Sydney. 1940. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. IX, 780 PP. Cloth cover. Old damp marks on front cover, front endpaper and front margin of the 15 first leaves (not affecting the text). Light foxing, o/wise very good. 19.5 x 13.5.
True tales of heroism, endurance & resourcefulness. Tales of the men who sailed the wooden hookers, the mutinies, piracy, shipwrecks, whalers, blackbirders...
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$15

21364
MEAD, Tom
EMPIRE OF STRAW - The Dynamic Rise and Disastrous Fall of Dashing Colonial Tycoon Benjamin Boyd

Sydney. 1994. Dolphin Books. 1st Ed. VIII, 286 PP (2 adv.) with 1 map & 3 portraits, 3 tail-pieces & 3 b/w illust. in text plus 8 pages with 8 colour plates & 16 pages with 16 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 16.5. 0909089043
With the money of the Royal Bank of Australia, Boyd became a grazier, built a city at Twofold Bay, started a coastal trade and had 9 sailing ships for deap sea fishing. To refloat his empire, he went gold-digging in California and wanted to become a South Pacific Raj.
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$20

39597
MEAD, Tom
KILLERS OF EDEN - The Killer Whales of Twofold Bay

Sydney. 1996. Dolphin Books. Reprint of the 1992 edition by Dolphin Books, an enlarged soft cover edition of the 1961 original. VIII, 247 PP with 1 map & 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23 x 15. 0909089027
Whaling at Twofold Bay, the Davidson family and the killer whales.
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$20

70939
MEAD, Tom
KILLERS OF EDEN - The Killer Whales of Twofold Bay

Sydney. 1992. Dolphin Books. Enlarged soft cover edition of the 1961 original. VIII, 247 PP with 1 map & 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light wear on corners with small creases. Previous owner's signature on half-title page which is also signed by the author. Very good. 23 x 15. 0909089027
Whaling at Twofold Bay, the Davidson family and the killer whales.
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$25

38139
MELVILLE, Herman
MOBY DICK - THE CONFIDENCE-MAN - THE PIAZZA TALES - BILLY BUDD

New York. 1986. Exeter Books. Complete and unabridged reprints of the 1851, 1857, 1856 and 1924 originals. 767 PP with 4 b/w illustrations on respective title pages. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 671086235
Moby Dick: Whaling. Confidence-man: life on a steamer on the Mississippi.
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$25

34739
MELVILLE, Herman
TYPEE

London. 1968. Heron Books. Reprint from the 2nd English edition of 1846. Introduction and notes by Milton R. Stern. XXX, 268 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Herman Melville, 1819-1891. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated front cover and spine, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 20.7 x 12.5.
Whaling, jumping ship in the Marquesas, living with the cannibals in the valley of Typee Vai on Nuku Hiva.
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$10

41350
MERYMAN, Richard
AMERICAN VISIONS - THE WYETH FAMILY [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 180, No.1, 1991]

Washington. 1991. NGS Volume 180, No. 1, July 1991. Contains article from pages 78 to 109 with 11 b/w photos and 11 colour paintings. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
Newell Convers Wyeth, illustrator of Treasure Island or Kidnapped. Nathaniel Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth...
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$10

68088
MIDDLETON, Angela
TWO HUNDRED YEARS ON COD FISH ISLAND (WHENUAHOU) - From Cultural Encounter to Nature Conservation

Invercargill, NZ. 2007. Department of Conservation / Te Papa Atawhai. Southland Conservancy, June 2007 edition. 84 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 9421005174731
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$30

68051
MORTON, Harry
THE WHALE'S WAKE

Dunedin. 1982. University of Otago Press. 1st Ed. 396 PP with tail pieces by Peggy Morton, plus 40 pages with 108 b/w illustrations. FEP: Australasia whaling grounds. REP: Whaling harbours & shore station locations of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with small repaired tears. A near fine copy. 24 x 15.4. 0908569297
Whaling in New Zealand waters from 1792 to the late 1850's, its impact on Maori culture and the shaping of the NZ character.
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$40

58116
MORTON, Harry
THE WHALE'S WAKE

Honolulu. 1982. University of Hawaii Press. 1st US edition. 396 PP with tail pieces by Peggy Morton, plus 40 pages with 108 b/w illustrations. FEP: Australasia whaling grounds. REP: Whaling harbours & shore station locations of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with markings on rear endpaper, stamp on lower outside edge and number at foot of dust jacket. Very good. 24 x 15.4. 0824808304
Whaling in New Zealand waters from 1792 to the late 1850's, its impact on Maori culture and the shaping of the NZ character.
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$10

37603
MOWAT, Farley
A WHALE FOR THE KILLING

London. 1973. Heinemann. 1st UK edition of the 1972 Canadian original. 239, (1 blank) PP. FEP: maps of Newfoundland, the outport of Burgeo and Aldridges Pond. REP: Aldridges Pond by David Blackwood. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14. 043447987X
Desperate plea for an end to commercial whaling.
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$15

30295
MURRAY, Peter
THE VAGABOND FLEET - A Chronicle of the North Pacific Sealing Schooner Trade

Victoria, B.C., Canada. 1988. Sono Nis Press. 1st Ed. 260 PP with 8 tail pieces, plus 40 pages with 11 colour plates by Cmdr. Maurice Chadwick and 67 b/w photos. Fp: Markland entering Clayoquot Sound, 1906. Eps: Map showing the annual migration of the fur seals of Alaska. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 16. 1550390007
Hunting the northern fur seal.
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$25

70756
NASH, Michael
THE BAY WHALERS - Tasmania's shore-based whaling industry

Canberra. 2003. Navarine Publishing / Tasmanian Heritage Office. 1st Ed. VI, 170 PP with 2 graphs, 5 sketches, 9 maps, 32 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Title spread: Whaleboat approaching for the kill. Eps: Map of the world with whaling grounds. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.9 x 18. 0958656193
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$35

57001
NASH, Michael
CAPTAIN ROBINSON : The Reminiscences of a Tasmanian Master Mariner. James Williams Robinson 1824-1906

Hobart. 2009. Blubber Head Press. 1st edition limited to 500 numbered copies. X, 175, (3) PP with 20 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 5 b/w and 11 colour illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Captain James William Robinson. Eps: Map of the South Pacific Ocean. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 17. 9780908528349
Bay-whaling in Tasmania then pelagic whaling. Sealing on Heard Island. Guano in Queensland. Trading in the Indian and the Pacific Oceans...
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$55

30775
NELSON, W. Ripley
THE NANTUCKET WHALING MUSEUM

Nantucket, Mass., USA. 1959. Nantucket Historical Association. July 1959 revised edition from the 1955 original, Bulletin No. 2, Volume 4. 42 PP with 18 b/w photos. Soft cover (staples removed). Very good. 22.8 x 15.2.
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$10

21322
NICHOLAS, William H.
AMERICAN PATHFINDERS IN THE PACIFIC (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1946. N.G.S. Volume LXXXIX, No.5, May 1946. Contains article between pages 617 and 640 with 1 map on double page & 17 b/w photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.
The American and the Pacific Ocean and Islands, since 1791, the landing of Amasa Delano on Peleliu, the whaling days of the early 19th Century, to the end of WWII.
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$10

70343
NICHOLLS, Max
A HISTORY OF LORD HOWE ISLAND

Hobart. c. 1952. Mercury Press Ltd. 1st Ed. 148 PP with 1 map and 31 b/w photos. Card covers, illustrated front (slight rub). Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 18.4 x 12.2.
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$15

64975
NICHOLSON, John
CEDAR, SEALS AND WHALING SHIPS

Sydney. 2007. Allen & Unwin. 1st edition (juvenile). No. 2 in the "Transport, Trade and Travel in Australia 1788-1830s" series. 32 PP with colour illustrations by the author. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 27.5 x 22. 9781741750034
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$40

35568
NORDHOFF, Charles
WHALING AND FISHING

New York. 1895. Dodd, Mead & Co. Reprint of the original 1855 edition. X, 11-383 PP with 19 head pieces and 3 b/w illust. Decorated cloth cover, spine soiled and a little frayed at extremities although still tight. Paper ageing/browned. Former owner's neat stamp on FFEP. Internally near fine. 16.2 x 11.
Whaling cruise out of New Bedford to the Azores, Tristan da Cunha, grounds off Madagascar, Mascarenas, Seychelles... Shipwrecked in Algoa Bay...
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$25

71206
NORMAN, L.
PIONEER SHIPPING OF TASMANIA - Whaling, Sealing, Piracy, Shipwrecks, etc. in Early Tasmania

Hobart. 1980. O.B.M. Pty. Ltd. Reprint of the 1938 original. Preface by A. G. Ogilvie. 220 PP, plus 36 pages with 61 b/w illust. Fp: Hobart in the colourful whaling days. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small repaired tear at top of front cover, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 16.4.
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$45

70725
NORMAN, L.
SEA WOLVES AND BANDITS - Sealing, Whaling, Smuggling and Piracy. Wild Men of Van Diemen's Land. Bushrangers and Bandits. Wrecks and Wreckers

Hobart. c. 1980. J. Walch & Sons. Reprint of the 1946 original. 208 PP with 1 portrait, plus 54 pages with 88 b/w illustrations. Fp (folded): Hobart Bridge. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. Near fine. 25 x 16.
... with a chronology of curious and interesting facts relating to old Van Diemen's Land, and (from 1856) to Tasmania.
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$30

42030
NORMAN, L.
SEA WOLVES AND BANDITS - Sealing, Whaling, Smuggling and Piracy. Wild Men of Van Diemen's Land. Bushrangers and Bandits. Wrecks and Wreckers

Hobart. c. 1980. J. Walch & Sons. Reprint of the 1946 original. 208 PP with 1 portrait, plus 54 pages with 88 b/w illustrations. Fp (folded): Hobart Bridge. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. 25 x 16.
... with a chronology of curious and interesting facts relating to old Van Diemen's Land, and (from 1856) to Tasmania.
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$40

36453
NORMAN, Leslie
HAUNTS OF THE BLUE WHALE

Hobart. 1978. O.B.M. Publishing. 1st Ed. XVI, 156 PP with 12 tables, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w photos. Fp: A full rigged whaler at sea. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed, faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25 x 17.5. 0959903453
The whaling industry as it applied to the old port of Hobart Town: whaling on the seven seas as well as whaling fleets taking shelter, refitting & victualling.
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$45

70831
O'MAY, Harry
HOBART RIVER CRAFT and Sealers of Bass Strait

Hobart. 1973. L. G. Shea, Government Printer. 2nd impression. 113, IV, (2), 31 PP, plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos, and 1 folded map at rear. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Brief note at top of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 14.5.
The craft used by the early settlers to carry goods to and from Hobart. The sealers in Bass Strait.
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$35

70089
O'MAY, Harry
WOODEN HOOKERS OF HOBART TOWN AND WHALERS OUT OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND

Hobart. c. 1960's. L. G. Shea, Government Printer. 137, VI (index) PP & 101, (3 index) PP, plus 32 pages with 61 b/w photos. Green cloth cover with title on front, dust jacket has a few chips with small pieces missing and is protected. A near fine copy. Scarce. 22 x 14.5.
Whaling in the early days of Van Diemen's Land.
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$20

59477
PACIFIC SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF THE PACIFIC SOCIETY - Volume 23, (No. 86-87)

Tokyo. 2000. The Pacific Society. Volume 23, No. 1-2 (86-87, April 2000). Edited by Hiroshi Nakajima. 138 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in either Japanese or English. Near fine. 25.6 x 18.
No. 86-87: 3 texts in English (Asia and the Pacific Islands, by Ron G. Crocombe. Whaling in the Mariana Islands, 1866-1867, by Lawrence J. Cunningham. Code Choice amongst the Japanese Residents of Fiji, by Hiromi Muranaka-Vuletich), and 9 other texts in Japanese.
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$10

59480
PACIFIC SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF THE PACIFIC SOCIETY - Volume 26, (No. 1/1)

Tokyo. 2003. The Pacific Society. Volume 26, No. 1/1 (92, October 2003). Edited by Hiroshi Nakajima. 90 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in either Japanese or English. Near fine. 25.6 x 18.
No. 92: 4 texts in English (U.S. Navy Sailing Vessels in the Western Pacific, by P. E. Patacsil ... ), and 5 other texts in Japanese (The Whaling days of Hawaii and the United States 1820-1860... by H. Tsuzuki).
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$10

21310
PAINE, Ralph D.
THE SHIPS AND SAILORS OF OLD SALEM

London. 1924. Heath Cranton. 1st UK edition. XVIII, 471 PP, plus 49 plates with 64 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Panay one of the last of the Salem fleet. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. Very good. 22 x 15.
Narratives and deeds of American sailors. Privateers, whalers, explorers of new routes and trades, ...
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$20

70131
PASH, Chris
THE LAST WHALE

Fremantle. 2008. Fremantle Press. 1st Ed. 223, (1 colophon) PP with 51 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 19.8 x 12.7. 9781921361487
Last days of whaling in Western Australia.
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$20

10407
PHELAN, Joseph
THE WHALE HUNTERS, in Pictures

New York. 1969. Time-Life. 1st Ed., in the Spotlight on History series. 52 PP with 10 b/w and 14 colour illustrations (7 on double page, 6 on full page, 1 on half page). Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 20.8.
General history and pictorial description of whaling in the 1820-1850's by the Yankee whalemen.
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$10

42610
PHELAN, Joseph
THE WHALE HUNTERS, in Pictures

New York. 1969. Time-Life. 1st Ed., in the Spotlight on History series. 52 PP with 10 b/w and 14 colour illustrations (7 on double page, 6 on full page, 1 on half page). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and with small piece missing at foot of spine. Lower corner of few pages dog eared. Very good. Oblong: 20.5 x 20.8.
General history and pictorial description of whaling in the 1820-1850's by the Yankee whalemen.
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$5

56091
PHILBRICK, Nathaniel
IN THE HEART OF THE SEA - The Epic True Story that Inspired MOBY DICK

London. c. 2000. Flamingo / HarperCollins. Reprint of the paperback edition. XVIII, 302 PP with 2 maps, 2 plans, 1 tail piece and 14 head pieces, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 13. 0006531202
The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged whale, far out in the Pacific, November 1820.
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$10

36467
PHILBRICK, Nathaniel
IN THE HEART OF THE SEA - The Epic True Story that Inspired MOBY DICK

London. 2000. Flamingo / HarperCollins. Trade paperback edition. XVIII, 302 PP with 2 maps, 2 plans, 1 tail piece and 14 head pieces, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0002572125
The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged whale, far out in the Pacific, November 1820.
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$15

70398
PHILP, J. E.
WHALING WAYS OF HOBART TOWN

Hobart. 1936. J. Walch & Sons. 1st Ed. 95 PP with 2 diagrams and 11 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover (The Flurry). Small piece missing at head and foot of spine. Neat name of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.3 x 14.4.
Bay whaling, off-shore whaling, sperm oil quest, end of the whaling days by ships based/registered in Hobart.
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$135

46628
POIRIER, Nicolas
LES BALEINIERS FRANCAIS EN NOUVELLE-ZELANDE. Des ambitions coloniales de la Monarchie de Juillet dans le Pacifique

Paris. 2003. Les Indes Savantes. 1st Ed. 172, (2) PP with 2 maps, 7 maps and many tables, plus 12 pages with 6 b/w and 13 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2846540314
French whaling in the Pacific, and attempt to create a French settlement in New Zealand.
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$75

56031
POLLARD, Jack
WHALE WATCHING IN AUSTRALIA

Sydney. 1996. The Book Company International. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Mimi Macpherson. X, 67 PP with head pieces, tail pieces, 1 map, 2 sketches, 6 b/w illustrations of whales, and 26 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj (closed tear). Near fine. Oblong: 22 x 29.7. 1863091734
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$15

41659
POLLARD, Jack
WHALE WATCHING IN AUSTRALIA

Sydney. 1996. The Book Company International. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Mimi Macpherson. X, 67 PP with head pieces, tail pieces, 1 map, 2 sketches, 6 b/w illustrations of whales, and 26 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj (closed tear). Small illustration of a Whaling ship pasted down on top corner of free fly of front endpaper. Foxing spots on endpapers. Near fine. Oblong: 22 x 29.7. 1863091734
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$15

70938
POWLING, J. W.
PORT FAIRY - The First Fifty Years 1837-1887. A Social History

Melbourne. 2006. William Heinemann. 3rd imprint of the 1980 original, with an index by Marten Syme. Foreword by Stephen Murray-Smith. XII, 319, (2 bibliography), (12 index) PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Vignette on half title page. Eps: plan of Port Fairy. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 15.5. 085561045X
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$25

35346
QUEENSLAND MUSEUM
HUMPBACK WHALES (in Memoirs of the Queensland Museum - Volume 30, Part 2)

Brisbane. 1991. Queensland Museum. July 1991. Edited by P.A. JELL & R.A. PATERSON. P. 239-354 with 14 tables, 10 colour photos and 61 b/w figures (drawings, graphs and b/w photos). Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 24.3 x 18.3.
14 papers presented at the Humpback Whale Conference hosted by the Queensland Museum in September 1990.
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$30

70122
RALLIER DU BATY, Captain Raymond
15,000 MILES IN A KETCH

Edinburgh. c. 1911. Thomas Nelson. 1st edition ?. VI, 348 PP, plus 8 bw plates. Fp: Captain Raymond Rallier du Baty. Original brown cloth cover, device "Nelson Edinburgh" on front cover, gilt-engraved spine. Head and foot of spine rubbed. About 10 leaves with light insect damage on the front edge (margin). Light foxing. Copy without half title page, and pages VII/VIII. Renewed endpapers. Still a very good copy. 19 x 13.
An expedition in 1907 from France to Melbourne on board the "J. B. Charcot" with a year's stay on the Kerguelen islands for exploration and sealing. In order to finance this expedition, one of the sponsors, the British "Daily Chronicle", bought the story in 1910. It was only translated into French in 1990.
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$60

56137
REDOR, Florence
LE DOCTEUR NEL, CHIRURGIEN-BALEINIER DE L' ALBATROS, Le Havre (1837-1840)

Nantes. 1980. Author & Université de Nantes. Thesis. (2 pages of an 1843 letter (copy) given to the author by M. du Pasquier), (10), 265 PP, (1) printed on recto only, with 4 graphs, tables and 2 maps. Bound in green cloth, gilt title on spine. Loosely inserted: signed manuscript letter from the author to Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist). French text. Fine. 30 x 21.
Thesis for her Ph.D. in Medicine, held Nantes, 4th April 1980. Chapter I: General History of Whaling. Chapter II: Whaling from the port of le Havre, and doctors or surgeons on French whaling ships. Chapter III (pages 153 to 257): Voyage of the whaling ship Albatros by Jean-Baptiste Généreux Nel, M. D. - Sailed from le Havre on 16 October 1837, Cape Horn, Valdivia (Chile) 24 January 1838, Honolulu (April 1838 then July / August 1838).. Bay of Islands February 1839... Tahiti 30 June 1839... Rio de Janeiro, February 1840. Return to le Havre 18 April 1840.
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$300

68444
RICHARDS, Rhys
BOLD CAPTAINS: Trans-Pacific Exploration and Trade 1780-1830 (in 2 Volumes)

Wellington. 2017. Paremata Press. 1st Ed. Volume I: 300 PP with b/w illustrations (2 charts, 15 sketch maps and 44 drawings, paintings, letters). Volume II: 301 - 590 PP with b/w illustrations (2 charts, 16 sketch maps and 40 drawings, paintings and portraits). Pictorial soft cover. New. 22 x 15.5. 9780473405182 & 9780473405199
Collection of 24 articles, chapters and notes written between the 1970s and 2000. Simon Metcalfe: The American Fur Trader. Captain Roger Simpson and the Bass Islands. William Hutchings: a Boston Captain trading for the Dutch at Japan in 1800... Abraham Bristow: Whaling Master. Captain Robert Rhodes : an excellent Chart Maker, and pioneer whaler. Captain Louis Charles Ruault Coutance: French Naval Officer, Privateer and Trans-Pacific Trader. ..;
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$70

70259
RICHARDS, Rhys
CAPTAIN CHARLES BAYLEY: Whaling Master 1813-1857

Hobart. 2019. Navarine Publishing. Reprint of the 2014 original. No. 65 in the Roebuck series. Edited by Graeme Broxam. VI, 54 PP with 5 tables, 5 b/w illustrations (1 portrait, 2 paintings, 2 maps with insets and 4 photos) and colour illustrations (1 graph, 2 photos and 6 paintings). Pictorial soft cover. New. 21 x 14.5. 9780992366025
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$15

57958
RICHARDS, Rhys
WHALING AND SEALING AT THE CHATHAM ISLANDS

Canberra. 1982. Roebuck. 1st Ed. Publication No. 21 Roebuck Society. VIII, 89 PP plus 26 pages with 45 illustrations. & 5 b/w charts & 1 reprint of a Deed of Sale. FEP: Track of HMS Cornwallis. REP: The Chatham Is. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 0909434123
Whaling and sealing in and around the Chatham Islands.
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$75

41725
ROBERTSON, R. B.
OF WHALES AND MEN

London. 1958. The Reprint Society. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Macmillan. XII, 13-256 PP with 1 drawing of a pelagic whaling fleet, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Southern Atlantic with route of an Antarctic Whaling Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (chipped at spine). Cancelled stamp on rear endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 19 x 12.5.
A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.
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$5

58320
ROBERTSON, R.B.
OF WHALES AND MEN

New York. c. 1960. Alfred A. Knopf. Reprint (W) of the 1954 original. XII, 302 PP, plus 16 pages with b/w photos & 1 illust. of a pelagic whaling fleet. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.
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$10

66087
ROSS, George W.
NETS HOOKS AND WHALEGUNS

Bundaberg, Qld. 1998. Lorraine Beavis. May 1998 edition. (10), 154 PP with 14 b/w illustrations by Betsy Blears. Pictorial soft cover, stapled. Near fine. 20.8 x 14. 0958534446
Early experiences at sea: on fishing vessels before the end of World War II, fishing in Greenland waters and whaling in Antarctica.
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$25

21656
ROSS, John O.
WILLIAM STEWART, Sealing Captain, Trader and Speculator

Canberra. 1987. Roebuck. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 37. IX, 219 PP, plus 8 pages of b/w illust. FEP: Map of Australia, N.Z., Tasman Sea & Southern Ocean. REP: Chart of N.Z., North, South & Stewart Is. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 0909434288
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$15

58751
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol XVII, Part VI, 1931

Sydney. 1931. The Royal Australian Historical Society. Volume XVII, Part VI, 1931. By K. R. Cramp, Captain J. H. Watson. 337-396 PP. Soft cover (chipped). Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.
The Australian Wool-Trade in the 'Forties, by Professor S. H. Roberts. ... Ben Boyd, by Captain J. H. Watson.
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$10

61463
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVI, No. 5

London. 1940. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. XCVI, No. 5, November 1940. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. VI (Advertisements), 305-376 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 6 plates with 16 b/w photos and a folded plate with 7 maps or plans at rear of Journal. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. XCVI - No. 5: Sand Cays and Mangroves in Jamaica, by J. A. Steers, ... J.A. Lofthouse. ... Whale-Marking in the Southern Ocean, by A.C. Hardy.
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$5

21962
RUHEN, Olaf
HARPOON IN MY HAND

Sydney. 1966. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. 183 PP, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photographs. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
Description of Tonga when they still had a whaling industry and where the whalers were still using hand harpoons in the 1960's.
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$10

57191
RYAN, Maurice & SMITH, Robert
TIME AND TIDE AGAIN: A History of Byron Bay

Lismore. 2001. Northern Rivers Press.. 1st Ed. XIV, 146 PP with b/w illustrations (maps & plans, facsimile of documents, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0957962207
One of the playgrounds of Australia. Port and shipping, Whaling... Surfing.
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$35

21357
SANDERSON, Ivan J.
FOLLOW THE WHALE

Boston. 1956. Little, Brown & Co. 1st Ed. XXII, (2), 423 PP with tables, 10 maps & charts by author, 16 head pieces and 1 tail piece by F.W. Saunders, and 51 profiles of whales. Eps: Mappemonde with major sperming grounds. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped, rubbed and with sunned spine. Foxing. Very good. 22 x 15.
History of whaling, going back to the time of the first seafarers, Neolithic Man to the American experiences, with the Phoenicians, Basques, Japanese, Norsemen, Indians from Puget Sound, ...
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$10

21308
SCHEFFER, Dr. Victor B., BOCKSTOCE, John et al..
ALASKA WHALES AND WHALING [in Alaska Geographic]

Anchorage. 1978. Alaska Geographic Society. Volume 5, No.4 of Alaska Geographic Quarterly. 144 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, plus folded poster loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed, o/wise very good. Oblong: 21.5 x 18. 0882401149
Whales of Alaska. History of commercial whaling in Arctic Alaska... Modern Eskimo whaling.
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$15

44343
SCHEFFER, Victor B.
THE YEAR OF THE WHALE

New York. 1969. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st Ed. X, 214 PP with 13 decorations by Leonard Everett Fisher. Fp. Pictorial soft cover. Crease at top of rear cover. Slight ageing of paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 20.3 X 13.6. 684718863
A year in the life of a sperm whale.
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$5

10456
SCHMITT, Frederick P., DE JONG, Cornelis & WINTER, Frank H.
THOMAS WELCOME ROYS - America's Pioneer of Modern Whaling

Newport News. 1980. Mariners Museum/University Press of Virginia. 1st Ed. Mariners Museum publication, No.38. XIV, (2), 253 PP with 34 figures. Fp: Capt. Thomas Welcome Roys. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 15. 0917376331
His early whaling experiences in the Pacific, on the "Crescent" of Sag Harbor. The first American to use steamers for whaling. His attempts to develop a rocket-propelled harpoon, ...
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$10

38825
SEVERIN, Tim
IN SEARCH OF MOBY DICK - Quest for the White Whale

London. 1999. Little, Brown and Company. 1st Ed. (10), 242 PP with 1 map on double page, 3 b/w plates and 22 drawings by Trondur Patursson, plus 8 pages with 31 colour photos. Eps: Map World of the White Whale. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16.8. 316645958
Part one: Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands. Part two: Pamilacan, Philippines. Part Three, Lamalera, Indonesia. Part four: Tonga
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$15

53365
SHIRLEY, Bronwyn
SHIPWRECKS, WHALES AND PIRATES (in Australian Customs History Journal)

Canberra. 1996. Australian Customs Service. No. 7, June 1996. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains article P. 6 to 8 with 1 b/w photo and 1 colour illustration. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.7.
On the seaport of Eden, south coast of New South Wales.
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$10

39649
SIMMONS, Mark
HUMPBACK WHALES - OUT OF THE BLUE

Brisbane. 1996. Department of Environment, Queensland Government.. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 5 b/w and 40 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21. 0724269282
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$15

10398
SINSOILLIEZ, Robert
L'ENFER DES BALEINIERS

Saint Malo. 1993. Editions l'Ancre de Marine. 1st Ed. 285, (3) PP with 6 maps in text & 15 pages of facsimile edition of a 1782 "Traité Général des Pêches", plus 24 Pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. French text. 22 x 15.5. 290597060X
For meagre salaries & long voyages, the story of the whalers who endured the promiscuity, cold, filth, nauseous smell of oil & blood, disease, wounds, madness & death, on the seas from Greenland to Patagonia, Cape Verde, Galapagos, Indian Ocean & New Zealand.
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$15

46666
SMITH, Vincent
MUSCO BLUE WHALE

Sydney. 1978. Harper & Row. 1st Ed. (4), 122 PP with 6 full page illustrations by Wilson Buchanan. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket sunned, slight ageing of paper. Signature on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 15.5. 0063120089
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$5

45347
SMOLKER, Rachel
TO TOUCH A WILD DOLPHIN - The Lives and Minds of the Dolphins of Monkey Mia

Sydney. 2001. Random House Australia. 1st Ed. (10), 274 PP with 1 figure (baby signatures whistles) and 20 head and tail pieces, plus 16 pages with 36 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.3. 1740510186
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$10

70844
SMYTHE, Suzanne
WHALES, MAIDENS AND GOLD - Henry Williams of Hobart Town

London. 2019. Austin Macauley Publishers. 1st Ed. 161 PP with over 85 b/w illustrations (maps, newspaper clippings, paintings, plans, portraits, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Signed by the author on title page. New. 20.5 x 12.8. 9781528931236
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$45

70845
SMYTHE, Suzanne
WHALES, MAIDENS AND GOLD - Henry Williams of Hobart Town

London. 2019. Austin Macauley Publishers. Limited special edition of 25 paperback copies (No.2/25). 161 PP with over 85 b/w illustrations (maps, newspaper clippings, paintings, plans, portraits, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Bookmark loosely inserted. New. 20.5 x 12.8. 9781528931236
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$45

65449
SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH
MARINER'S MIRROR [THE], The International Quarterly Journal of the Society for Nautical Research - Volume 99, No. 2

Greenwich. 2013. Society for Nautical Research. May 2013. Edited by Martin Bellamy. 129-254, (2) PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.2.
Obituaries: Michael K. Stammers. ... Decline of Antarctic Whaling Industry, by Bjorn L. Basberg.
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$10

61979
SOULAIRE, Dr. Jacques, BONNEL, Ulane & RANDIER Jean
BALEINES / PECHE A LA BALEINE (in Neptunia - No 94)

Paris. 1969. Les Amis du Musée de la Marine. Extracts from issue 94, (printemps 1969). 1-23 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27 x 21.
La pêche à la baleine en France, by Dr. Soulaire. Les Quakers, pêcheurs de baleine à Dunkerque et Lorient, by Ulane Bonnell. Yankee whalers, les baleines d' Amèrique / La pêche à la baleine aujourd'hui, by Jean Randier.
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$15

58976
SOULAIRE, Jacques
LE GRAND CACHALOT (in 3 Volumes)

Paris. 2007. Editions S. P. M. 1st Ed. Volumes 44, 45 & 46 in Collection Kronos. Vol. I: 293, (3) PP. Vol. II: 380, (2) PP. Vol. III: 272, (4) PP. A total of 954 pages with around 200 figures. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15.. 9782901952572
Volume I: Cétologie & L'or du cachalot / Sperm Whaling and its Golden Age. Volume II: L'homme et le cachalot / Man and Sperm Whale. Volume III: Histoire chronologique de la chasse au cachalot / a chronological history of Sperm Whaling.
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$100

21295
STANBURY, Peter & BUSHELL, Lydia (editors)
SOUTH PACIFIC ISLANDS

Sydney. 1984. Macleay Museum / University of Sydney. 1st Ed. (6), 130 PP with 7 tables, 3 maps, 5 figures & 53 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly sunned. Fine. 24 x 18. 0909635269
An introduction to the Pacific islands. Contributions on: European Discovery (Robert Langdon), Landforms (John Connell), Botany (Wee-Lek Chew), Languages (Darrell Tryon), Arts (Beth Dean & Victor Carell), Whaling (William Dawbin), Crops & Farming (Peter Searle), Politics and Independence (Stuart Inder).
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$15

21282
STEWART, Frank
THE PRESENCE OF WHALES, Contemporary Writings on the Whale

Vancouver. 1995. Whitecap Books. 1st Canadian edition. 320 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Neaer fine. 22.8 x 15.1. 155110301X
Anthology on the great (blue and fin) whales, the killer whales, the mythic belugas and narwhals.
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$10

68376
STODDART, Michael
TASSIE'S WHALE BOYS - Whaling in Antarctic Waters

Hobart. 2017. 40 / Forty South Publishing. 1st edition with a foreword by Nick Gales. XV, 192 PP with tables, b/w or colour illustrations. FEP: The Antarctic Continent (in colour). REP: Map of the Ross Sea (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. New. 25 x 17.5. 9780995408227
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$40

68377
STODDART, Michael
TASSIE'S WHALE BOYS (in Tasmania 40 South - 83)

Hobart. 2016. 40 / Forty South Publishing. Issue No. 83, Summer 2016-2017. 96 PP. Contains article from P.18 to 22 with 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. New. 27.5 x 21.
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$10

21269
TAYLOR, A. Carey, WINKS, Robin W. & KUGLER, Richard C.
THE OPENING OF THE PACIFIC, Image and Reality - Maritime Monographs and Reports No 2

London. 1971. National Maritime Museum. 28 PP, plus 1 map on double page at centerfold. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 20.8.
3 papers read at a symposium held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich on 7th November 1970: Charles de Brosses, the man behind Cook - Getting to know the "beau sauvage" - The penetration of the Pacific by American whalemen in the 19th century.
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$20

62917
THIERCELIN, Dr. Louis & MORTELIER, Christiane
UN BALEINIER A ARAMA (in Bulletin No. 94)

Nouméa. 1993. Société d'Etudes Historiques de Nouvelle-Calédonie. No. 94 (1st term 1993). 100 PP. Contains article, presented by Christiane Mortelier, between P.11 and 52 with b/w illustrations (1 chart, 1 photo, 1 portrait and 8 engravings). Pictorial soft cover. Issue lacking P.75 to 84 (La Ville de Castries et de Kastri, par J. Guillou). French text. Very good. 27.6 x 17.5.
Call in 1863, of the French Whalers "Gustave" and "Winslow" in the North of New Caledonia. Encounter with Father Jerome Guitta.
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$10

64703
TILBROOK, R.P. & D.K.
SETTLER'S COTTAGE AT WHALER'S HAVEN

Victor Harbour, South Australia. 1964. 2nd edition of January 1964. 16 PP with 3 b/w photos. Wrappers with illustrated front. Covers lightly soiled, staples removed. Very good. 22 x 14.
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$10

21299
TWYNING, John P. & BAYS, Peter
WRECK OF THE MINERVA

Fairfield, Wash. 1996. Ye Galleon. Facsimile reprints of two separate books: Shipwreck and Adventures of John P. Twyning among South Sea Islands (2nd edition of the 1850 original), and Wreck of the Minerva, 1850. 2 introductions by Keith Huntress. 108, (4), 109-229, (8 Index & colophon) PP with 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: Facsimile of title-page Shipwreck and Adventures of John P. Twyning. Eps. Pictorial soft cover. Book plate of Honore Foster, Australia whaling specialist, on first leaf. Fine. 25.5 x 17.5. 0877705747
The wreck in September 1829 on Nicholson's Reef. Two narratives by one of the boatsteerers and the sailing master of the Australian brig Minerva on a sperm whaling voyage. Twyning lived for 20 years in the Islands and returned to England after the death of his wife from Horn Island (Futuna).
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$35

70085
VAMPLEW, Wray
THE EVOLUTION OF INTERNATIONAL WHALING CONTROL (in Maritme History - Vol. 2, No. 2)

London. 1972. University College London. September 1972 issue. (2), 123-232 PP. Contains article pages 123 to 139 with 1 table "Antarctic Whaling". Soft covers, illustrated front. Traces of sellotape inside front and back covers. Very good. 21 x 15.

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$10

71208
VEITCH, Michael
THE FORGOTTEN ISLANDS - A Personal adventure through the Islands of Bass Strait

Melbourne. 2011. Penguin. Paperback edition of the 2011 original. (6), 297 PP with 6 maps of Bass Strait Islands on double page, plus 16 pages with 30 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 19.7 x 13. 9780670071814
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$30

22417
VERNEY, Peter
ANIMALS IN PERIL, Man's War Against Wildlife

Prove, Utah, USA. 1979. Brigham Young University Press. 1st US Ed. 186 PP with bw illust. Title spread: Tiger drive. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0842517146
The Great Whale hunt...
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$10

52094
VILLIERS, A. J.
VANISHED FLEETS

London. 1931. Geoffrey BLes. 1st Ed. XII, 269 PP, plus 16 pages with 11 b/w photos. Fp: The French fully-rigged Leon Blum arriving off Hobart. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Original b/w photo by A. Winter of Hobart Town pasted down on verso of the front endpaper. Spine frayed at head and lighlty sunned. Name of previous owner on verso of frontispiece (crossed). Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.5.
A survey of the maritime history of Tasmania. Earlier days, convict ships, whalers, clippers & later days.
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$40

52942
VILLIERS, Alan
LA TASMANIE AU TEMPS DES BALEINIERS ET DES FORCATS

Paris. 1978. Editions France-Empire. 1st French edition of Vanished Fleets, Sea Stories from old Van Diemen's Land. Translated by Jean Joba and Douglas O'Brimmick. 316, (2) PP with 1 decorated map on double page, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover, spine a little cracked and rubbed. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.
A survey of the maritime history of Tasmania. Earlier days, convict ships, whalers, clippers & later days.
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$15

69754
VILLIERS, Alan
VANISHED FLEETS, Sea Stories From Old Van Dieman's Land

Hobart. 1974. Cat & Fiddle Press. Reprint of the 1931 original, with a new introduction. (14), 297 PP, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w photos. Fp: Hobart. Eps: A chart of Tasmania. Cloth cover, gilt-engraved signature of Alan Villiers on front cover, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on half title page and verso of title page, part of the free fly of the front endpaper cut, sellotape marks on covers and endpapers, and shelf number at foot of spine of the dust jacket. Foxing spots on outside edges. A good reading copy. 22 x 14.5. 0858530163
A survey of the maritime history of Tasmania. Earlier days, convict ships, whalers, clippers & later days.
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$15

51366
WALKER, Ian
TALL SHIPS AND CANNIBALS. The Story of Captain Richard Copping of Hobart Town

Hobart. 2005. Navarine Publishing. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. Publication No. 60 in the Roebuck Societies series. VIII, 152 PP with 42 b/w illustrations. FEP: Map of the Northern & Southern Hemispheres. REP: Map of Oceania. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 097513311X
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$30

58292
WALLWORK, Rebecca
WHALE MEET AGAIN - NANTUCKET (in QANTAS, the Australian Way)

Sydney. 2009. ACP Magazines. Issue No. 189, March 2009. 178 PP. Contains article pages 81 to 86 with 3 b/w and 7 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
Reasons to holiday on the historic haven of Nantucket, Massachusetts.
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$10

39950
WELLINGS, H. P.
BENJAMIN BOYD IN AUSTRALIA (1842-1849)

Sydney. c. 1950. D.S. Ford Printer. 11th edition. 48 PP with 1 head piece, 2 tail pieces, and 11 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Newspaper (The Canberra Times) clipping loosely inserted. Very good. 21.3 x 13.8.
Shipping Magnate: Merchant: Banker: Pastoralist and Station Owner: Member of the Legislative Council: Town Planner: Whaler. Newspaper clipping of 5 September 1973 on the rebirth of Boydtown.
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$10

41553
WELLINGS, H. P.
BENJAMIN BOYD IN AUSTRALIA (1842-1849)

Bega, NSW. c. 1980. Bega News Print. Reprint. 48 PP with 1 head piece, 1 tail piece, and 11 b/w illust. Soft cover. Very good. 21.3 x 13.8.
Shipping Magnate: Merchant: Banker: Pastoralist and Station Owner: Member of the Legislative Council: Town Planner: Whaler.
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$5

35663
WELLINGS, H. P.
BENJAMIN BOYD IN AUSTRALIA (1842-1849)

Sydney. No date, c. 1970. D.S. Ford Printer. Reprint. 48 PP with 1 head piece, 1 tail piece, and 11 b/w illust. Soft cover. Very good. 21.3 x 13.8.
Shipping Magnate: Merchant: Banker: Pastoralist and Station Owner: Member of the Legislative Council: Town Planner: Whaler.
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$5

21365
WELLINGS, H. P.
BENJAMIN BOYD IN AUSTRALIA (1842-1849)

Eden. No date, c. 1930. Privately published. 7th Edition. 48 PP with 11 b/w illust. Stapled card covers browned and repaired, contents very good. 21.5 x 14.
Shipping Magnate: Merchant: Banker: Pastoralist and Station Owner: Member of the Legislative Council: Town Planner: Whaler.
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37630
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. (editor)
THE WHALERS

Amsterdam. 1982. Time-Life Books. 2nd European English language printing of the 1979 original, in the Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illust. Title page: Whaling scene carved on the tooth of a sperm whale in 1830. FEP: The Oceans of the Whalers. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28,7 x 23.5. 70540627X
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31746
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. (editor)
THE WHALERS

Amsterdam. 1982. Time-Life Books. 2nd European English language printing of the 1979 original, in the Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illust. Title page: Whaling scene carved on the tooth of a sperm whale in 1830. FEP: The Oceans of the Whalers. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Name of previous owner on top of half title page. Very good. 28.7 x 23.5. 70540627X
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52833
WHITTAKER, Mark
WHALE TALES (in The Weekend Australian Magazine)

Sydney. 2007. Nationwide News. 42 PP. Contains article from P.32 to 35 with 1 b/w and 2 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 31 x 25.4.
The end of commercial whaling in Australia, 1977: hippies took on harpooners in the showdown 30 years ago.
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40984
WILLIAMS, Heathcote
WHALE NATION

London. 1989. Jonathan Cape. 5th reprint of the 1988 original. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page, o/wise fine. 29 x 19.5. 0224025694
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21376
WILTSHIRE, J. G.
CAPTAIN WILLIAM PELHAN DUTTON, First Settler at Portland Bay, Victoria. A History of the Whaling and Sealing Industries in Bass Strait, 1828-1868

Melbourne. 1994. Wiltshire Publications. Reprint of the 1976 edition (revised). 52 PP with 12 b/w illustrations. Title page illustrated by whaling scenes. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.3 x 14.6. 0959186514
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$20

63759
WISE, Terence
TO CATCH A WHALE

London. 1970. Geoffrey Bles. 1st Ed. 190 PP with 1 map, plus 4 pages with 6 colour photos and 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy lacking the title page and with renewed end papers, 2 "Withdrawn ..." stamps, and number at foot of spine of dustjacket. A very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
The first account of the cruises of an Antarctic whaler, giving the seaman's viewpoint, written by one who sailed the last 3 cruises of the factory ship "Balaena" from 1957 to 1960.
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41405
YSKA, Redmer
AN ERRAND OF MERCY - Captain Jacob Eckhoff and the loss of the Kakanui

Wellington. 2001. Banshee Books. 1st Ed. 106 PP with 26 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0473076993
Attempted rescue of a sealing gang stranded on Macquarie Island.
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40671
ZITWER, Barbara Jane
WHALES

New York. 1995. Warner Books. 1st printing, in Magic of the Ocean series. (2), 54 PP with 27 colour illustrations by Robbin Gourley. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 15.4 x 11. 0446910112
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$10