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Paperback in good condition. Superficial marks and light scores on covers. Leading corners, edges and spine ends are lightly bumped, worn and creased, affecting pages. Page block is lightly marked. Upper edges of front cover and FEP are nicked. Highlighting on bibliography pages. Remaining pages are clean and contents are clear throughout. Binding is sound. HCW. Buchnummer des Verkäufers
Inhaltsangabe: Ever since a human being first came across a dead whale and realized it could provide vast amounts of meat and oil, men have hunted whales. For a thousand years, whales have been mines of oil, meat, baleen, ivory, leather, and ambergris. In this copiously illustrated book, Richard Ellis delineates the complex history of men and whales. He tells the story of the world's first commercial whalers, the Basques of tenth-century France and Spain; the birth of whaling as an industry during the settlement of New Zealand and Australia; the worldwide movement to protect the whale; and even the origins of the unicorn myth (a whale was responsible). This is the first comprehensive history of the whale's turbulent and always controversial relationship with humankind.
Inhaltsangabe: This book tells the story of the world's first "commercial" whalers, the Basques of 10th century France and Spain, of the birth of the whaling industry during the settlement of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, of the Yankee sperm whale fishery out of Nantucket and New Bedford and of whaling in Indonesia, Norway and Japan. The author writes about the massive slaughter of whales in this century and the worldwide campaign to protect them, as well as including chapters on whale-watching and whales in literature and film.
Titel: Men and Whales
Verlag: The Lyons Press
Buchbeschreibung Macmillan, 1956. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. 1956. 247 pages. Blue, pictorial dust jacket over blue cloth.Firm binding. Noticeable foxing, tanning and handling marks with intermittent dog-eared corners. Intermittent dog-eared corners.Noticeable bumping, rubbing and scuffing to spine ends and to corners with noticeable rubbing, scuffing and wear along edges and over surfaces.Clipped jacket with large tears. Chipping and tears to spine ends and along edges with noticeable rubbing, tanning and wear over surfaces. book. Artikel-Nr. 1456132173CEB
Buchbeschreibung New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. First edition. 299 Seiten. 16 Tafelseiten. Mit 27 s/w Fotos vom Walfang auf 16 Tafelseiten. In englischer Sprache. Mit goldener Rückenverzierung. Die Rückenenden und Einbandecken etwas gestaucht, Name auf dem vorderen Einbanddeckel innen, der vordere Einbanddeckel mit zwei schwachen Flecken. Insgesamt aber durchaus ordentliches und innen sauberes Exemplar. Sprache: Englisch, Gewicht in Gramm: 586. Original-Leinen, 15x22cm, Zustand: 3. Artikel-Nr. 80977
Buchbeschreibung NY Knopf 1954., 1954. VG. Illustrated by Photos. 2nd ptg edition. Artikel-Nr. 022888
Buchbeschreibung NY Harvest (1983)., 1983. G PB. Survival of the bowhead whale and the continuation of the Eskimos' centuries-old hunt in the Bering Strait and Beauford Sea became opposite poles of a conflict that drew Boeri to the remote St. Lawrence Island Village of Gambell and the North Slope boomtown of Barrow in Alaska. Corner creases. Illustrated by Illus. 1st PB ptg edition. Artikel-Nr. 044426
Buchbeschreibung Knopf, New York 1954., 1954. XII, 300 p. with 28 illustrations. Blue cloth with dust jacket. Slight traces of use. Dust jacket browned and with some torns. Good copy. First edition. Artikel-Nr. 14343
Buchbeschreibung Lyons Press 1999, 542 pp., b&w photos and textill. (code A-87)(). Artikel-Nr. 11003
Buchbeschreibung Alfred A. Knopf New York 1954, bound without a dustwrap 300 pages. The live of whalers in the fifty's. With photographs. Artikel-Nr. P3379