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101 GARDI, Rene LOEW, Fernand, trans. Chasse a la Baleine. rebound in half-leather
Éditions Victor Attinger, 1948, 
GARDI, René. Chasse à la Baleine. Avec cinquante et une illustrations hors-texte. Traduit par Fernand Loew. Neuchatel/Paris : Éditions Victor Attinger, (1948). Pp 177. Illustrated. 8vo, green half-calf with marbled boards, with original illustrated card covers bound in. Contents : La baleine n'est pas un poisson; Le hasard m'amène chez les baleiniers; En route pour Hestnes sur l'île de Hitra; Première rencontre avec la baleine à Hestnes; Les pêcheries de baleines de Hestnes; La "vaisseau fantôme" remène une baleine; Une matinée au bureau avec Nesje; Renards argentés et visons; Un baleinier et son équipage; Elle souffle! Elle souffle! Là! Là! - A bord du Femern; D'étranges parcs de cétacésl Relâche à Hestnes; Malheur sur malheur; Une belle chasse; A bord du Femern, cap sur Hestnes; Appendice. Fine. 50.00

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102 GEMMING, Elizabeth Blow Ye Winds Westerly : The Seaports & Sailing Ships of Old New England.. ex-lib in dj.
Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, 1971, 
GEMMING, Elizabeth. Blow Ye Winds Westerly: The Seaports & Sailing Ships ofOld New England. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, (1971). Pp 183. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. A handsome souvenir of New England's close relations with the sea. The author considers the fisheries, whaling, the trade with China , and the coastwise trade in a text illustrated with dozens of contemporaryimages. Ex-library (pouch leavings, inkstamps, spine label), slightly rubb ed, else vg in dj. 25.00

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103 GIBSON, Gregory RONNBERG, Erik TONKIN, Gary Demon of the Waters. 1st US in dj.
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 2002, ISBN:0316299235 
GIBSON, Gregory. Demon of the Waters : The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe . Illustrations by Erik Ronnberg and Gary Tonkin. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, (2002). First US Printing. Pp. 308, frontis., + 8p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, white cloth spine with blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. An account of the mutiny on board the American whaleship Globe in 1824 in the middle of the Pacific, led by a Nantucket young man named Samuel Comstock. The volume is based largely from the handwritten journal by a young midshipman on board the Globe. Vg in dj. 20.00

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Red Hunters of The Snows. 1st Cdn , GODSELL, Philip H. GODSELL, Phillip H. (photographs) National Museum of Canada Department of the Interior
104 GODSELL, Philip H. GODSELL, Phillip H. (photographs) National Museum of Canada Department of the Interior Red Hunters of The Snows. 1st Cdn
Ryerson Press, 1938, 
GODSELL, Philip H.. Red Hunters of The Snows: An Account of Thirty Years' Experience with the Primitive Indian and Eskimo Tribes of the Canadian North-West and Arctic Coast, with a Brief History of the Early Contact between White Fur Traders and the Aborigines. Illustrations from photographs by the Author, The National Museum of Canada and the Department of the Interior. Toronto: Ryerson Press, (1938). First Canadian Edition. Pp. 324. Frontis. and [50] illustrations. 8vo, rebound in modern half red morocco, red cloth boards, raised bands, gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Arctic Bibliography 5850: "Account by a Hudson's Bay Co. official of his life, travels and friendsin the Indian country. Includes notes on the customs of Chipewyan, Yellowk nife, Dogrib, Hare, Slave and Nahanni Indians of the Northwest Territories,and on the Eskimos of the western Canadian Arctic; their relations with wh ite men, and changing conditions from the time of early fur-trading to the present." A fine copy in modern leather binding. 250.00

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Act for further encouraging and regulating the Newfoundland, Greenland and Southern Whale Fisheries., Great Britain)
105 Great Britain) Act for further encouraging and regulating the Newfoundland, Greenland and Southern Whale Fisheries.
Charles Eyre and Andrew Strahan, London, 1789, 
(Great Britain). ... An Act for further encouraging and regulating the Newfoundland, Greenland, and Southern Whale Fisheries. London : Printed by Charles Eyre and Andrew Strahan, Printers to the King's most Excellent Majesty,1789. Pp (2),1147-1152. 4to, disbound. With the heading : Anno vicesimo no no Georgii III. Regis, Cap. LIII. Not in O'Dea 259. Full title : Anno regniGeorgii III. regis Magnæ Britanniæ, Franciæ, & Hiberniæ, vicesimo nono. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster, the Eighteenth Day of May Anno Domini 1784, in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord GEORGE the Third, by the Grace of God, of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, &c. And from thence continued, by several Prorogations and Adjournments, to the Third Day of February 1789; being the Sixth Session of the Sixteenth Parliament of Great Britain. The generaltitle-page is present with its imprint and crest. Very good to fine. 160.0 0

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106 HAGELUND, W. A. Whalers No More : A History of Whaling on the West Coast.. in dj.
Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, BC, 1987, ISBN:0920080022 
HAGELUND, W. A. Whalers No More: A History of Whaling on the West Coast. (Madeira Park, BC): Harbour Publishing, (1987). Pp (8),i-iv,1-211,(1). Illustrated with photos and diagrams to text. 8vo, blue paper covered boards. "Over 30,000 whales were killed in the Pacific Northwest between 1905 and 1972, [...] Whalers No More, is Hagelund's warm and personal history of the west coast whaling industry, an epic chapter in the story of whales and men." -from the dust jacket. Vg in rubbed dj (with price sticker remainder to rear panel). 20.00

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107 HAGELUND, W.A. Flying the Chase Flag. 1st Cdn in dj
Ryerson, 1961, 
HAGELUND, W.A. Flying the Chase Flag. Tor.: Ryerson Press, (February 1961).First Printing. Pp 194. 8vo, blue cloth. Dust jacket adds : The Last Cruis e of the West Coast Whalers. Vg in worn and chipped dj. 25.00

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108 HAGELUND, W.A. Flying the Chase Flag. 1st Cdn no dj
Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1961, 
HAGELUND, W.A. Flying the Chase Flag. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, (February1961). First Printing. Pp 194. 8vo, blue cloth. Dust jacket adds : The Las t Cruise of the West Coast Whalers. Contents: 1. The Junior Years; 2. The Navy Beckons; 3. S.S. Carmel; 4. North to the Queen Charlottes; 5. One Hundred Fathom Shelf; 6. Rammed from Below; 7. The Long Tow; 8. The End of an Era. Top edge spotted, else very good. Lacking dj. 12.50

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109 HALE, Amanda Sounding the Blood. proof
Raincoast Books, 2001, 
HALE, Amanda. Sounding the Blood. Vancouver: Raincoast Books, (2001). Uncorrected Proof. Pp. 256. 8vo, yellow printed card covers. "Five stranded souls bear their stories to the sea, relating a year in the life of a whaling camp on the Queen Charlotte Islands in 1915."-from the front cover. The author's debut novel. Vg. 20.00

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110 HALE, Amanda. Sounding the Blood. ill. card covers.
Raincoast,, 2001, ISBN:1551924846 
HALE, Amanda. Sounding the Blood. [A Novel by Amanda Hale]. Vancouver: Raincoast, (2001). Pp 325. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "[...] set in a 1915 whaling station on the southern tip of the Queen Charlotte Islands, invokes the spirits of five dreamers held hostage to time, place and memory." -fromthe cover. Vg. 15.00

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111 HALEY, Nelson Cole Whale Hunt : The Narrative of a Voyage by Nelson Cole Haley, Harpooner in the Ship Charles W. Morgan 1849-1853
Washburn, New York, 1948, 
HALEY, Nelson Cole. Whale Hunt : The Narrative of a Voyage by Nelson Cole Haley, Harpooner in the Ship Charles W. Morgan 1849-1853. New York : Ives Washburn, (1948). Second US Printing. Pp 304. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Vg. 35.00

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112 HALEY, Nelson Cole Whale Hunt: The Narrative of a Voyage by Nelson Cole Haley Harpooner in theShip Charles W. Morgan 1849-1853. in dj.
Ives Washburn, New York, 1948, 
HALEY, Nelson Cole. Whale Hunt: The Narrative of a Voyage by Nelson Cole Haley Harpooner in the Ship Charles W. Morgan 1849-1853. NY: Ives Washburn, (1948). Pp 304. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. The Charles W. Morgan, berthedat Mystic Seaport in Connecticut, is last last vessel extant from the gold en age of American whaling; Haley's contemporary account tells of a four years' cruise in her during this heroic period. Vg in rubbed, nicked dj. 48.00

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113 HAMMOND, Walter STACKPOLE, Edward A., foreword Mystic Seaport True Maritime Adventure Series Mutiny on the Pedro Varela : The adventures of a Twentieth Century Whaleman.
Pequot Press, Chester, CT, 1977, ISBN:0871060825 
HAMMOND, Walter. Mutiny on the Pedro Varela : The adventures of a TwentiethCentury Whaleman. Chester, CT : The Pequot Press, (1977). Pp (4),5-79,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black. In the Mystic Seaport True Maritime Adventure Series. Originally published as Mar ine Historical Association, Mystic, Conn. Publication no. 30 (1956). "The mutiny on board the New Bedford whaling schooner Pedro Varela is the only one of its type yet uncovered in the history of whaling." - p.5. Contents : Foreword (by Edward A. Stackpole); In Memory of My Husband, Walter Hammond (by Ethel B. Hammond); 1. I Decide to Go To Sea. 2. The Pedro Varela and herCrew. 3. Sailing Day. 4. A Greenhorn Goes Aloft. 5. We Catch a Whale. 6. C utting In - Trying Out - But for Men as Well as Whales. 7. We Clean Up Ship, Go through a Storm, and Become Further Acquainted. 8. Our Gam with the Morning Star - Trouble in the Offing! 9. Mutiny Aboard the Pedro Varela. 10. The Mutineers in Chains. 11. We Head for Fayal and Lose Some Crew Members. 12. A Short Cruise - I Attempt to Swim for Help. 13. The American Consul and My Bill of Particulars. 14. The End of the Voyage. Small owner's stamp onfirst page, else very good. 15.00

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114 HAND, Douglas Gone Whaling : A Search for Orcas in Northwest Waters. pbk.
Sasquatch Books, Seattle, 1996, ISBN:1570610703 
HAND, Douglas. Gone Whaling : A Search for Orcas in Northwest Waters. Seattle: Sasquatch Books, (1996). Pp. [1]-223,(1). 8vo, illustrated green card covers with brown spine. A survey of killer whale communities in the PacificNorthwest, from aquariums to the Queen Charlotte Islands. Vg. 12.50

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115 HARDY, Alister Great Waters : A Voyage of Natural History to Study Whales, Plankton and the Waters of the Southern Ocean in the Old Royal Research Ship Discovery, with the results brought up to date by the findings of the R.R.S. Discovery II. 1st UK in dj
Collins, London, 1968, 
HARDY, Alister. Great Waters : A Voyage of Natural History to Study Whales,Plankton and the Waters of the Southern Ocean in the Old Royal Research Sh ip Discovery, with the results brought up to date by the findings of the R.R.S. Discovery II. Illustrated with water-colours, drawings and photographs. London: Collins, (1967). First UK Printing. Pp. (8),[9]-542,(2), frontis., + 8 leaves of colour plates and 30 p. of black and white plates. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Spence 561. Chapters :1. Genesis in Whaling History; 2. Purpose, Plans and Preparations; 3. Off at Last: An Introduction to Ocean Life; 4. Through Tropical Seas; 5. From the Line to the Cape - With a Visit to Ascension Island; 6. South-West via Tristan da Cunha; 7. South Georgia - First Encounter; 8. Whaling and Whale Research; 9. Dipping into the Depths; 10. Back at the Cape - The Ship Improved; 11. South Again - To Bouvet Island and the Pack Ice; 12. South Georgia:Second Round; 13. Round Three; 14. The Knowledge Won; 15. Ideas and Specul ations; 16. To the South Orkneys and the South Shetlands; 17. Antarctic Scene; 18. From the South to Cape Horn; 19. From Cape Horn to Good Hope via Gough Island; 20. More About Whales; 21. The Kingdom of the Krill; 22. Homeward Bound. For Hardy (10 February 1896 - 23 May 1985) see DNB 1981-1985, pp.179-180. Very good in lightly spine-browned, nicked, unclipped dust jacket.40.00

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116 HARE, Lloyd C.M Marine Historical Association, 37. Salted Tories : The Story of the Whaling Fleets of San Francisco. pbk.
Marine Historical, 1960, 
HARE, Lloyd C.M. Salted Tories: The Story of the Whaling Fleets of San Francisco. Mystic, Conn.: Marine Historical Association, 1960. Pp 114. Illustrated. 8vo, printed blue card covers. Marine Historical Association No. 37. An excavation of San Francisco's importance as a whaling port, which incidentally provides background information on the centrepiece of the Mystic Seaport fleet, the Charles W. Morgan. Spine slightly browned, else very good. 25.00

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117 HAWES, William L., Captain New Bedford in China Trade
Reynolds Printing, New Bedford, Mass., 1940, 
HAWES, William L., Captain. New Bedford in China Trade. New Bedford, Mass.:Reynolds Printing, 1940. Pp. [8]. Illustrated, double column. 8vo, stapled blue card covers. A history of New Bedford's involvement in trade to China . The short pamphlet covers: the famous "Ann Alexander;" The Great Gale of 1815; the beginning of N.B. Merchant Fleet; the fate of Ship Horatio; opiumsmuggling; Captain Forbes; Houqua; the Delanos, H.H. Swift and the Brazil Trade; Mr. Preserved Fish; Arctic Explorations; the Mysterious Kid Glove Captain; the Winsors and Flying Cloud; Seabury steamships; and the Hathaways.Some sunning to covers, else vg. 20.00

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118 HEFFERNAN, Thomas Farel Mutiny on the Globe : The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock. 1st pr in dj
Norton, New York, 2002, ISBN:0393041638 
HEFFERNAN, Thomas Farel. Mutiny on the Globe : The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock. First Edition. NY: W. W. Norton, (2002). First Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xix,(1),[1]-280 + [16] pp of plates. 8vo, brown cloth spine with white paper covered boards. "The Globe's story is one of terror, adventure, endurance, and luck. It is also the story of one of the most bizarre and frightening minds that ever went to sea." -from the dust jacket. Very good in dj. 24.00

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119 HEINE, William C. Historic Ships of the World. Canadian Edition in dustjacket
Douglas, David & Charles, 1977, ISBN:0889140502 
HEINE, William C. Historic Ships of the World. Vancouver : Douglas, David &Charles, (1977). Pp 156. Illustrated. Square 8vo, brown cloth. Laugher p.2 40. Ships: 1. Aurora, Russian cruiser ; 2. Balclutha, U.S. sail merchantman, 1886; 3. H.M.S. Belfast; 4. Buffel, Dutch ironclad ram, 1868; 5. Charles W. Morgan, U.S. whaling ship; 6. Cog of Bremen, 14th c. Hanseatic ship; 7. U.S.S. Constitution; 8. Cutty Sark; 9. Falls of Clyde, U.S. sail merchantman, 1878; 10. S.S. Great Britain; 11. H.M.C.S. Haida; 12. Kyrenia ship, 300 b.c., Mediterranean trader.; 13. Mikasa, Japanese pre-dreadnought; 14. U.S.S. North Carolina; 15. U.S.S. Olympia, cruiser, 1892; 16. St.Roch, R.C.M.P.in the NW Passage; 17. U-505, sub; 18. Vasa, Sweden; 19. H.M.S. Victory; 2 0. Viking ships; 21. Wavertree, U.S. sail merchantman, 1885; 22. U.S.S. Yorktown. With bibliography and index. Personal acquisition note inked to flyleaf, else very good in dustjacket.. 22.00

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120 HENRY, Jan Whaleman's World : A Novel. First Edition. in dustjacket
Thomas Nelson, New York, 1970, 
HENRY, Jan. Whaleman's World : A Novel. New York : Thomas Nelson, (1970). First Edition. Pp 174. 8vo, green cloth. A juvenile novel about a Massachusetts whaling voyage. Describes the experiences above and below deck of a boyserving on a whaler. Very good in dustjacket. 12.00

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