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181 MILLAIS, J.G. Newfoundland and Its Untrodden Ways. 1st ed. blindstamped cloth
1907, 
MILLAIS, J.G. Newfoundland and Its Untrodden Ways. With Illustrations by the Author and from Photographs. L.: Longmans, Green and Co., 1907. Pp (6),vii-xvi,[1]-340, additional illustrated t.p., frontis. + 85 plates + 2 maps. Large 8vo, maroon cloth, with blind-stamped caribou & hunter on front board, t.e.g. O'Dea 1382, (illustrated t.p. reproduced opposite p.245). Trudel p.26, Cassell 1326. Travel with an emphasis on hunting, especially of the caribou. Also chapters on whaling and the Micmac. Covers rubbed, bookplate, else vg. 250.00

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Newfoundland and Its Untrodden Ways. First Edition, Leather, with a Millaisletter, MILLAIS, J.G.
182 MILLAIS, J.G. Newfoundland and Its Untrodden Ways. First Edition, Leather, with a Millaisletter
Longmans, Green and Co., , London, 1907, 
MILLAIS, J.G. Newfoundland and Its Untrodden Ways. With Illustrations by the Author and from Photographs. London : Longmans, Green and Co., 1907.FirstEdition. Pp (6),vii-xvi,[1]-340, additional illustrated t.p., frontispiece . + 85 plates + 2 maps. Large 8vo, half leather, marbled boards and endpapers, t.e.g. O'Dea 1382. Trudel p.26, Cassell 1326. Travel with an emphasis on hunting, especially of the caribou. Also chapters on whaling and the Micmac. 7. A Visit to the Outports of the South Coast (pp.138-159, with much onthe fisheries and a page on the Naval Reserve); 8. Modern Fin-Whaling and the Grear Whales (pp.160-183); 9. The Chase of the Blue Whale (pp.184-193).Several whale photos. Chapters : 1. Into the Terra-Nova Country; 2. Caribo u Hunting near Lake St. John; 3. Beginning of the Migration at Millais's Lake; 4. Expedition into New Ground up the Gander River; 5. A Hunter's Paradise; 6. Hunting on the Upper Gander and Return to the South Coast; 7. A Visit to the Outports of the South Coast; 8. Modern Fin-Whaling and the Grear Whales (pp.160-183); 9. The Chase of the Blue Whale (pp.184-193); 10. AcrossNewfoundland; 11. The Mount Cormack Region and History of the Newfoundland Micmacs; 12. Discovery of the Source of the Gander and Incidents of Still- Hunting in the Timber; 13. Work and Sport in the Upper Reaches of the Gander and Gull Rivers; 14. To Mount Sylvester with the Micmac Indians; 15. Open-Ground Hunting on the Shoe Hill and Kesoquit Ridges; 16. Wanderings about Lake Maelpeg and Mount Sylvester; 17. The Newfoundland Caribou. With appendix. Spine newly repaired, now solid, very good. With Autograph Letter Signed from Millais tipped in. 500.00

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183 MILLAIS, J.G. Newfoundland and Its Untrodden Ways. First Edition,. gilt cloth
1907, 
MILLAIS, J.G. Newfoundland and Its Untrodden Ways. With Illustrations by the Author and from Photographs. L.: Longmans, Green and Co., 1907. Pp (6),vii-xvi,[1]-340, additional illustrated t.p., frontis. + 85 plates + 2 maps. Large 8vo, red cloth, with gilt caribou & hunter on front board, t.e.g. O'Dea 1382, (illustrated t.p. reproduced opposite p.245). Trudel p.26, Cassell1326. Travel with an emphasis on hunting, especially of the caribou. Also chapters on whaling and the Micmac. Spine sunned, tear to top spine, name, else a very good copy. 250.00

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184 MILLER, Pamela A And the Whale is Ours : Creative Writing of American Whalemen. In dustjacket
David R. Godine Publisher / Kendall Whaling Museum, Boston / Sharon:, 1979, 
MILLER, Pamela A. And the Whale is Ours : Creative Writing of American Whalemen. Boston : David R. Godine Publisher / Sharon: Kendall Whaling Museum, (1979). Pp 201. Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth. "A whaling captain's tender poetry to his wife, a deckhand's musings on bedbugs and fleas in the fo'c's'le, a steward's light verse mocking his captain- these merely sample the delicious literary smorgasbord Pamela Miller serves up in her anthology of what American whalemen wrote about their lives afloat and ashore." -from thedj. Very good in dustjacket. 50.00

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185 MITCHELL, Edwin Valentine It's an Old Cape Cod Custom. in dj.
Vanguard, New York, 1949, 
MITCHELL, Edwin Valentine. It's an Old Cape Cod Custom. New York: Vanguard Press, (1949). Pp. (8),[3]-242. 8vo, pale blue cloth. In the American Customs Series A miscellany of Cape Cod folklore and trivia, including glimpses of the area's natural history, its shipping and whaling traditions, its foodways, and its superstitions. "In this book the inimitable Edwin Valentine Mitchell has captured the magic of a region he knows well, and his graceful, loving presentation will please everyone who makes the Cape his home. Vg in chipped, price-clipped dj. 30.00

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186 MOFFETT, Robert Knight and Martha L. MOFFETT PINTO, Ralph Whale in Fact and in Fiction.
Harlin Quist, 1967, 
MOFFETT, Robert Knight and Martha L. MOFFETT. The Whale in Fact and in Fiction ; original drawings by Ralph Pinto. [N.pl.]: Harlin Quist, (1967). Pp. 158. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue library binding cloth. Spine faded,else vg. 15.00

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187 MONKS, Gregory G. (ed.) Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the International Council of ArchaeozoHODGETTS, Lisa Exploitation and Cultural Importance of Sea Mammals. First Edition
Oxbow Books, Oxford, 2005, ISBN:1842171267 
MONKS, Gregory G. (ed.). The Exploitation and Cultural Importance of Sea Mammals. Proceedings of the 9th Conference of the International Council of Archaeozoology, Durham, August 2002. (Oxford) : Oxbow Books, (2005). First Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-viii,(2),[1]-173,(1). Illustrated. Maps. Double Column.4to, ilustrated pale and dark green paper covered boards (hardcover), lett ered in dark green and white. Humans are known to exploit plant and animal resources for a variety of purposes. This title looks to address some of the vast array of coastal adaptations that have occurred during the human past and the role that sea mammals have played in them. Contents : Preface (byUmberto Albarella, Keith Dobney and Peter Rowley-Conwy). Foreword (by Greg ory G. Monks). 1. From the Palaeolithic to the present-day : the research value of marine mammal remains from archaeological contexts and the uses of contemporary museum reference collections (by Richard Sabin). 2. Retreat and resilience : fur seals and human settlement in New Zealand (by Ian Smith). 3. Archaeofaunal insights on pinniped-human interactions in the northeastern Pacific (by D. Gifford-Gonzalez ... [et al.]. 4. Aleut sea-mammal hunting : ethnohistorical and archaeological evidence (by Lucille Lewis Johnson). 5. Dorset Palaeoeskimo harp seal exploitation at Phillip's Garden (Eebi-1), northwestern Newfoundland (by Lisa Hodgetts). 6. Late Neolithic seal hunting in southern Brittany : a zooarchaeological study of the site of Er Yoh(Morbihan) (by K.V. Boyle). 7. Human exploitation and history of seals in the Baltic during late Holocene (by Jan Stora and Lembi Lo~ugas). 8. Prehistoric dolphin hunting on Santa Cruz Island, California (by Michael A. Glassow). 9. Cetaceans and humans beings at the uttermost part of America : a lasting relationship in Tierra Del Fuego (by Ernesto Luis Piana). 10. An oil utility index for whale bones (by Gregory G. Monks). 11. A whale of problem? : zooarchaeology and modern whaling (by Jacqui Mulville). 12. Discussion : sea mammals in zooarchaeloogy AD 2002 (by Gregory G. Monks). Very good. 90.00

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188 MONTERO, Gloria Summer the Whales Sang, The.
1985, 
MONTERO, Gloria. The Summer the Whales Sang. Tor.: James Lorimer & Company,Publishers, 1985. Pp (10),1-165,(1). Maps. 8vo, card covers. "[...] Vivi A guirre's thirteenth summer wasn't turning out at all the way she wanted it to. Her father had just left home and her mother was insisting on taking her to Labrador to make a film about some old whaling station. What could be more boring! But once they're in Red Bay and Vivi starts to discover more about whales and the Basques who hunted them back in the 1600s, things startto change." - from r.cover. In the A Time of Our Lives series. Vg. 5.00

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189 MORISON, Samuel Eliot Maritime History of Massachusetts 1783-1860.. Northeastern pbk pr
Northeastern University Press, Boston, 1998, ISBN:0930350049 
MORISON, Samuel Eliot. The Maritime History of Massachusetts, 1783-1860. With a Foreword by Benjamin Woods Labaree. Boston: Northeastern University Press, (1998]. Sixth Printing of the Northeastern Classics Edition. Pp (8),vii-x,(2),1-[421],(5). 8vo, blue card covers. A Northeastern Classics Edition. Tourville, Alaska: A Bibliography 3193. Chapters : 1. Coast and Sea; 2. The Colonial Background, 1602-1760; 3. Revolution and Reconstruction, 1760-1788; 4. Pioneers of the Pacific, 1784-1792; 5. The Northwest Fur Trade, 1788-1812; 6. The Canton Market, 1784-1812; 7. The Salem East Indies, 1790-1812; 8. Ships and Seamen, 1790-1812; 9. Merchants and Mansions, 1782-1812; 10. The Sacred Codfish, 1784-1812 (pp.134-150); 11. Newburyport and Nantucket, 1790-1812; 12. Federalism and Neutral Trade, 1789-1807; 13. Embargo and War, 1807-1815; 14. The Passing of Salem, 1815-1845; 15. The Hub of the Universe, 1830-1845 [Boston]; 16. Ships and Seamen in Southern Seas, 1820-1848;17. China and the East Indies, 1820-1850; 18. Mediterranean and Baltic, 18 20-1850; 19. Cape Cod and Cape Ann, 1820-1860; 20. The Whalers, 1815-1860; 21. Oh! California; 22. The Clipper Ship, 1850-1854 (pp.339-364); 23. Conclusion, 1857-1860. With Supplement of Letters, appendix, bibliography and index. Very good. 15.00

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190 MORISON, Samuel Eliot Maritime History of Massachusetts. Northeastern pbk pr
Northeastern University Press, 1970, 
MORISON, Samuel Eliot. The Maritime History of Massachusetts, 1783-1860. With a Foreword by Benjamin Woods Labaree. Boston: Northeastern University Press, n.d. [ca 1990?]. Fifth (?) Printing. Pp (8),vii-x,(2),1-[421],(5). 8vo, blue cardcovers. A Northeastern Classics Edition. Chapters : 1. Coast andSea; 2. The Colonial Background, 1602-1760; 3. Revolution and Reconstructi on, 1760-1788; 4. Pioneers of the Pacific, 1784-1792; 5. The Northwest Fur Trade, 1788-1812; 6. The Canton Market, 1784-1812; 7. The Salem East Indies, 1790-1812; 8. Ships and Seamen, 1790-1812; 9. Merchants and Mansions, 1782-1812; 10. The Sacred Codfish, 1784-1812 (pp.134-150); 11. Newburyport andNantucket, 1790-1812; 12. Federalism and Neutral Trade, 1789-1807; 13. Emb argo and War, 1807-1815; 14. The Passing of Salem, 1815-1845; 15. The Hub of the Universe, 1830-1845 [Boston]; 16. Ships and Seamen in Southern Seas, 1820-1848; 17. China and the East Indies, 1820-1850; 18. Mediterranean and Baltic, 1820-1850; 19. Cape Cod and Cape Ann, 1820-1860; 20. The Whalers, 1815-1860; 21. Oh! California; 22. The Clipper Ship, 1850-1854 (pp.339-364);23. Conclusion, 1857-1860. With Supplement of Letters, appendix, bibliogra phy and index. Vg. 12.50

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191 MORNE, Hakan Vaderbitet Sagoland
Bokförlaget Natur och Kultur, 1938, 
MORNE, Hakan. Väderbitet Sagoland. (Helsingfors): Bokförlaget Natur och Kultur, (1938). Pp 242. Illustrated. 8vo, ill. card covers. Cover detached from spine, slightly cocked, rubbed, else vg. 35.00

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192 MORTON, Harry A. Wind Commands : Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific. First American Edition in dustjacket
Welseyan University Press, Middletown, CT, 1975, ISBN:0819540897 
MORTON, Harry A. The Wind Commands : Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific. Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press / Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, (1975). First US Edition. Pp 498. Illustrated. 8vo,blue cloth. Contents: 1. Rafts and Floats all around the Pacific, 2. Skin Boats of the North Pacific, 3. Wood and Bark Canoes of America and Australia, 4. Polynesian Watercraft, 5. Watercraft of the Western Fringes, 6. Junksof China and Japan, 7. Warships and Working Ships, 8. Galleys and Other Ro wed Craft, 9. Pacific-built European Ships, 10. Whaling, 11. Clippers and Windjammers, 12. Navigation, 13. Routes, Winds, Other Dangers of the Elements, and Superstitions, 14. Materials, Measurement, Shipworms, Grounding and Repairs, 15. Rigging and Stability, 16. Sea-Anchors, Anchors, and Steering,17. General Health, 18. Scurvy, 19. Food, Sea Cooks, and Cooking, 20. Anim als on Board, 21. Command, 22. Mutinies and Discipline, 23. Buccaneers and a Bottle of Rum, 24. Women, 25. Music, 26. The Clash of Cultures. Vg in dj.65.00

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193 MORTON, Harry A. Wind Commands : Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific. First Canadian Edition in dustjacket . ex-lib.
University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, 1975, ISBN:0819540897 
MORTON, Harry A. The Wind Commands : Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific. Vancouver : University of British Columbia Press, (1975). First Canadian Edition. Pp 498. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents: 1. Rafts and Floats all around the Pacific, 2. Skin Boats of the North Pacific, 3. Wood andBark Canoes of America and Australia, 4. Polynesian Watercraft, 5. Watercr aft of the Western Fringes, 6. Junks of China and Japan, 7. Warships and Working Ships, 8. Galleys and Other Rowed Craft, 9. Pacific-built European Ships, 10. Whaling, 11. Clippers and Windjammers, 12. Navigation, 13. Routes,Winds, Other Dangers of the Elements, and Superstitions, 14. Materials, Me asurement, Shipworms, Grounding and Repairs, 15. Rigging and Stability, 16.Sea-Anchors, Anchors, and Steering, 17. General Health, 18. Scurvy, 19. Fo od, Sea Cooks, and Cooking, 20. Animals on Board, 21. Command, 22. Mutiniesand Discipline, 23. Buccaneers and a Bottle of Rum, 24. Women, 25. Music, 26. The Clash of Cultures. Ex-library (spine stickers, discard stamps, tapeghosts), else very good in rubbed dustjacket. 30.00

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194 MOWAT, Farley Atlantic Advocate 57:07 WARDELL, Michael) ROTHSCHILD, Edmund de Burgeo Whale"
Atlantic Advocate, 1967, 
MOWAT, Farley. "The Burgeo Whale". An article in The Atlantic Advocate, March 1967. Vol.57, No.7. Pp 14-16, with 4 photos, and a cartoon. Triple column. Lg.8vo. Also "The Newfoundland House of Assembly Honours Edmund de Rothschild and Michael Wardell", an extract from Hansard (12-13). John Braddock's "The New Saint John"; others. Vg. For the issue. 12.00

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195 MOWAT, Farley BLACKWOOD, David Whale for the Killing. 1st Cdn Printing in dj
McClelland & Stewart, 1972, 
MOWAT, Farley. A Whale for the Killing. Tor./ Montreal : McClelland and Stewart Limited, (1972). First printing. Pp (10),11-239,(1). 8vo, blue cloth. O'Dea 5050, Laugher p.406, Spadoni & Donnelly 2382. Illustrated by David Blackwood. A whale in Burgeo. Vg in edgeworn, price-clipped dj. 35.00

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196 MRANTZ, Maxine Whaling Days in Old Hawaii
Aloha Graphics and Sales, Honolulu, HI, 1976, 
MRANTZ, Maxine. Whaling Days in Old Hawaii . Honolulu, HI: Aloha Graphics and Sales, (1976). First Printing. Pp. 39. Illustrated. 8vo, stapled illustrated blue wraps. A brief synopsis of the history of the whaling industry inHawaii. Vg. 20.00

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197 MUIR, Allan T., (ed.). BRIAND, J. Clive SARDONE, L.T. TENCH, C.V. Canadian Fisherman. Vol. 46, No. 2, February, 1959
National Business Publications Limited, Gardenvale, QC, 1959, 
MUIR, Allan T. (ed.). Canadian Fisherman. Vol. 46, No. 2, February, 1959. Gardenvale, QC : National Business Publications Limited, 1959. Pp 1-36. Illustrated. Map. Triple Column. Advertiser's Index. 4to, illustrated blue stapled wrappers. Contents : Fisheries Research Board Holds Annual Meeting; Seaweedy Odours in Cod and Haddock (by C. H. Castell); Whaling for Pocket Money: The Hudson Bay Beluga fishery (by C.V. Tench); Hamburg Plant Makes Tube Ice for Fish Preservation (by John Grindrod); Prawns Earn Dollars for Australia (by L. T. Sardone); Ottawa Spotlight (by R. V. Mahaffy); Quiz Contests; Of Current Interest (by Gordon O'Brien); News from the Gaspe Coast (by J.Clive Briand); The Skipper's Log (by Allan T. Muir). Rubbed, mailing label , else very good. 20.00

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198 MUIR, John De LONG) Cruise of the Corwin. 1st US
Houghton Mifflin, 1917, 
MUIR, John. The Cruise of the Corwin : Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeannette. Edited by William Frederic Badè. Bos./N.Y.: Houghton Mifflin Co., (November) 1917. First Printing. Pp 178. Illustrated. 8vo, grey cloth with pictorial onlay, t.e.g. Arctic Bibliography 11838. "Narrative of the cruise, May-Oct, 1881, with descriptions of Unalaska and the Aleuts, the Bering Sea Islands, the Chukchis along the Siberian coast from Plover Bay northward around East Cape; St. Michael, the Alaskan coast northward to Kotzebue Sound, and the coastal tundra; the ice of Bering and Chukchi Seas, the coastal physiography; the first ascent of Herald Island, the first landing on Wrangel Island,; history of whaling wrecks in Pt. Barrow region; and many notes on northern Alaskan Eskimos, vegetation, birds, reindeer and other natural phenomena." - A.B. Mr. Muir, the notednaturalist, was at the time correspondent of the San Francisco Evening Bul letin. Light wear to edges, some pencil marks to spine, gift inscription, mostly unopened, tears to edges of the few opened sections, else a very goodcopy. 150.00

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199 MUNGER, James F Two Years in the Pacific and Arctic Oceans and China
Ye Galleon Press, Fairfield, Washington, 1967, 
MUNGER, James F. Two Years in the Pacific and Arctic Oceans and China Beinga Journal of Everyday Life on Board Ship. Interesting Information in Regar d to the Inhabitants of Different Countries, and the Exciting Events peculiar to a Whaling Voyage. Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1967. Originally published in 1852. Pp 79. Large 8vo, grey cloth, gilt dec. on front.#50 of 401, penned on fourth leaf. Not in Arctic Bibliography, Smith. Vg. 70.00

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Modern Whaling & Bear-Hunting. : A Record of Present-Day Whaling with Up-To-Date Appliances in Many Parts of the World, and of Bear-Hunting in the Arctic Regions, MURDOCH, W.G. Burn
200 MURDOCH, W.G. Burn Modern Whaling & Bear-Hunting. : A Record of Present-Day Whaling with Up-To-Date Appliances in Many Parts of the World, and of Bear-Hunting in the Arctic Regions
Seeley, Service, London, 1917, 
MURDOCH, W.G. Burn, F.R.S.G.S. Modern Whaling and Bear-Hunting : A Record of Present-Day Whaling with Up-To-Date Appliances in Many Parts of the World, and of Bear-Hunting in the Arctic Regions. With 110 Illustrations chieflyfrom Drawings & Photographs by the Author. London : Seeley, Service & Co., 1917. First Edition. Pp (2),3-320 + colour frontispiece + may plates. 8vo, green cloth, gilt illustration to front board, gilt lettering to spine. Je nkins, Bibliography of Whaling p.129. Chapters : 1. Planning a Modern Whaler — Towing a Whale — Our Whaler, the Haldane, in Shelter — Balta Sound, Shetland — We plan a Company—Our New Whaler, the St Ebba, in Tonsberg; 2. Norway to Tonsberg — Comparison between the Old Viking Ships and our Modern Vessel — Similarity of Lines — Modern Methods of Whaling—" Modern Whales" compared with Old Style — Whales, Sperm — Right Whales — Finners — Tackling a Finner with Old Style of Gear — Whaling Stations — Utilisation of Whole Carcass — Whale Products — Modern Whaling in Southern Hemisphere — Stations round the World — Decrease and Increase in Numbers of Whales — Natural Close Season — Increase of Biscayan Whale; 3. In Southern Norway — Building our Whaler— Cutting Lance Shafts — Tanks — Whale Lines — Outfit for Prolonged Cruise — Rigging and Arrangements of Hull — Our HarpoonGuns — The Henriksens of Tonsberg — Svend Foyn inventor — The Henriksen Works — Early Experiments with Modern Harpoon — Tonsberg Yacht Club —Tonsberg Whaling Captains — Successors of Svend Foyn — Development of Modern Whaling in South Atlantic — Weary Waiting — Trial Run of Engine — Provisioning — At the Rope Factory— Spinning our Whale Lines — Norwegian Hospitality —The St Ebba's First Journey — Studying Charts — The Winch; 4. Clear St Ebba from Quay Side — Anchor in Sheltered Fiord — Getting our Fishing Gear, Guns, etc., in order — Adjusting Compass — Final Provisioning — Ammunition —The Islands in the South Atlantic we hope to visit — A Fault in our Accounts — Harpoon Gun Drill; 5. Leave South Norway for the Shetlands — Anchors foul — At Sea at Last — Down theSkagerak in Calm—Picking up Lights—Unpromising Weather — Half a Gale — Dig ging into same Hole — Full Gale — St Ebba a Dry Ship — Hove to—A Sick Crew—Our Cook — Engine will not start — Drifting across North Sea to Yorkshire Coast — Recollection of a Previous Whaling Voyage — All Hands to Air Pump; 6. Drifting—Gale falling—Engines start — Set Sail—The Name St Ebba — We put aside our Plans for Arctic Whaling — Fair Isle Light — Sumburgh Light — Brassey and Lerwick — Quiet and Greyness of Lerwick — Shetland Anaemic; 7. TheWaiting Part of Whaling — Before "grassing a Fish" — Waiting in Japanese S eas — Poultry on a Whaler — Small Whale Yarn — Tied up in Lerwick —"Customson Board — "Tearing Tartan" — Entangled in Red Tape — Are we Pirates ? — A Mass of Fish and Cormorants — Shetlands held in Pawn — A Burly Type of Old Whaler — About the Old Dundee Whaling Captains — The Registrar braves a Storm — Herring Catchers versus Whalers — British Restrictions on Whaling Industry; 8. Visit to R. C. Haldane at Lochend — Return to St Ebba — Captain Henriksen entertains the Board of Trade Inspector — Registers our Tonnage at Sixty-nine Tons — A Sunday Saturnalia of Shag Shooting — How to cook Shag(Cormorants) — The Quiet of Lochend — Haldane's White House, Peat Fire and Illuminated Missals — Stories — Our Shetland Whaling Station; 9. Extracts from Whaling Log and Sketch-Book — In Shetland — Sea-Trout in the Voe — TheWhaler Haldane calls for the Writer—The Forty-Mile Limit — Seals and Birds —The Modern Whale Gun — Difficulty of shooting it — Various Whales — Their Names — Idyllic Sea — A Bad Day for Whaling — Hunting — Freedom of the Sea — Try to blow up Mackerel — Sabbath Calm — No Whales—Fascination of watching for a Blow — Hark back to Shetland — New Departure—A Bag of Wind—Across the Limit again— Fine Weather — Aesthetics on a Whaler — A Blast, Whales at last! — A Rough Chase—A Bull's Eye at Forty Yards —Lost; 10. Better Luck — Spectacular Effect — Whales and Rainbow — On Chase — The Sea teems with Life — Our Chance Comes — Heart-stopping Excitement—A Close Shave — In Tow — Seventy Tons in the Basket — Ten Whales in a Day— Vexatious Government Restriction—Uses of Whale Meat, Oil, and some Values in £ s. d. ; 11. Whaling has its seamy Side—A Whale Hunt—Colours of the Sea and Whales — In Tow — Whale is killed — Another Whale — "Thrilling Dangers" of Whaling and Exceptional Behaviour of Whales — Dangers of Whaling — Whale Steak — Whale Guano as Fertiliser — Lancing a Whale — Exquisite Colour of Whales — Pedigree of Whales — Rolling Home, Two Whales in Tow; 12. ack to the St Ebba on West of Shetland—Pine Weather — No Competition—All Hands busy but no Whales — Our LastNight in Port — Out to the West — The Ramna Stacks as Targets for H.M.S. — A Sailing Ship once more; 13. Fine Weather Chantey "California"—Back to Lo chend — Cormorant Hash—Up Anchor and leave the Shetlands —Cape Wrath — Lewis — Dunvegan — Picking up Lights — South to Tobermory—Our West Coast on a Dark Night — Ardnamurohan and Coll — Morar, the Most Beautiful Country in the World — Drimnin next, Glen Morven — Tobermory — Relatives and the Lady ofAros Castle; 14. The British Fleet at Oban — A Union Jack made in Norway — St George versus Imperial Idea — Violation of British Constitution — John Knox a Sunday Golfer — Wives at Sea — A Yarn — A Spy in Tobermory—The Tobermory Policeman; 15. Harvest Moon—Across the Irish Sea — Belfast — Origin of our Name Scotland — Erin go Bragh — What brought us to Ulster Day and the Covenant — The Crew's Adventures — Greenhorns in Ballymacarack Street — DownChannel for the Azores — Spun Yarn — Deep-sea Swell — Inspection of Rifles ; 16. N.E. Gale—"Got o' this intil a waur"— Into Deep Soundings—It Blows Hard — Black Night and Phosphorescent Wake — Oil on the Waters— Driving through — A Scrap of Sail—Attempt at Dolphin Spearing—A Whale in Phosphorescent Sea—An Idyllic Sunday—A Shoppie or Sale of Clothes from the Slop Chest—Esthetic Music—Grieg on a Melodeon—M'Crimmon on Practice Chanter—Men who have dreamed—A Demonstration on flensing a Whale— Dolphin Steak and Onions—The Islands of the World; 17. A New Land (to us)—St Michael of the Azores—Bens and Glens—Colour of the Island—Portuguese Pilot—Talk by Signs—About Sperm Whales — Ponta Delgada —Its Remarkable Beauty—Arcades—Colour Reflections—The Inner Harbour — Sea Fishing — Bonita — A Trammel Net — Hunting for Whales round the Island—Distress Signals —The Wreck; 18. Notes about the Island — Compared with Madeira — Its Sights — The Streets of Delgada — A Cafe — Vino Tinto — Guitar Melody — Costumes — Chase Small Whales — Whales' Ocean Routes—" The Ladies' Gulf"; 19. A Sudden Gale — Driving on to a Lee Shore — Bad Night — Engine Trouble — Killers attacking Whale — Recollections of the Antarctic — Oddments — An Eight-Foot Ray or Skate—A Jaunt on Shore—The Writer'sExcursion to "The Seven Cities" — Up the Hills—Wind up Affairs in Delgada — Up Anchor; 20. Leave the Azores and San Miguel — Madeira in Prospect and Tunny Fishing — Whales at Last! — Sperm — A Chase — Prospects of Success —Long Chase — Fast!—A Straight Shot — A Bull Sperm — Cutting up a Sperm Wha le's Anatomy — Sharks — Creeling a Shark Single-handed - Spermaceti Oil — Blubber like Marble—Cooking Process —£. s. d. on the Horizon — Sharks and Pilot Fish — General Satisfaction — Whaling off Madeira; 21. Madeira at Dawn from the Sea — Description — Funchal Flowers — Tunny Fishing - Early Morning Start—Splendid Colours of Native Boats and Crews — Small Fry for Bait — ALarge Tunny caught by next Boat — Our Tunny and Pulley-haul Fight — Sailin g Back; 22. We leave the North Atlantic — Engine Troubles—Slow Voyage to Cape Town—New Engineer puts Diesel Engine right — Up the East Coast of Africa—The Seychelles Islands —Many Whales—We decide to make a Land Station— Apply to Government for Licence ; 23. Going to the Arctic — Objects in View — Our Little Company in the Fonix — Rough Weather — The First Ice — Draw for Watches—A Party lost in the Ice and a possible Cure for Scurvy — A Lunatic in the Ice—The Coming Spanish Arctic Expedition — Clay Pigeons — Fencing — We aim at Shannon Island—North-East Greenland—Ice Floes and Mist; 24. ArcticIce compared to Antarctic Ice — Colours of the Floes —First Blood—Habits o f Arctic Seals compared with those of the Antarctic—Stopped in the Floes — Cobalt Ice Water — White Bears' "Protective Colouring" ?—Watching a Bear Hunt—Flea of Ursus Mariiimus — Scoresby on the Danger of Bear-hunting; 25. Six Bears in the Twenty-four Hours — A Bear's Meal — C. A. Hamilton's VeteranBear — The Writer and a Bear stalk each other — Tips for Animal Painters — Sensation facing a Bear at Three in the Morning — Bear Flesh as Food — The colour of the Polar Regions—Method of pulling a live Bear on Board — A Bea r eating a Seal; 26. Waiting for Whales — Narwhals at last!—Our She-Cook — An Arctic Sanatorium — A Shark — Arctic Seals and Seals of the Antarctic—Our Bear's Food—L'tscrime—Rifle, Pistol, Lasso— Lasso our Starboard Bear—Morning Watch in the Ice—Ivory Gulls, Fulmars, Skuas—Small Life — More Bears—A Bear Stalk before Breakfast—Fears about reaching Greenland—Bears on Board—Caches in Franz Joseph Land — Bear Stories —"The Ends of our Garden"; 27. A Walk on the Floe — Bear takes a Football — Lasso Practice — A Piece of Driftwood — The Bagpipes — Pushing West— A Cold Bath — Chasing a Bear and Cubs — Lost in Mist — Clever Mother Bear — Bear-hunting, a Man killed— Expectations of Walrus; 28. A Narwhal and a Bear in the Bag — Missing Whales — Old Style of Whale Gun—Svend Foyn's Cure for Toothache — Is Whaling an ' Industry" or a "Speculation"? — Whales "Tail up "—Excitement of Whaling—Svend Foynoverboard — Floe Rats—Bears struggle for Freedom — Size and Strength of Be ars — The Silence of the Arctic— Seals—Painting Ice Effects—Our Gifted Steward and our Vivandière on the Ice — A Bear on the Floe Edge; 29. Arctic andAntarctic Floes compared—The Writer, the Bear and our "She-Cook" — Bear bi ds for Freedom — Rope-throwing — An Artist's Points in a Little Seal Stalk—Man and his Works in Arctic and Antarctic—Whales' Food ; 30. On Sitting up late — Harp Seals — Young Bears and Seniors — A Family Party — An Ice Grotto — A Hot Grog and Another Bear — A Tight Place; 31. All Hands to secure the Bears — Two Bear Cubs captured — Invidious Comparisons between the Starboard and Port Bear—Another Bear for the Larder—Greenland's Icy Mountains—A Blue Seal—" Starboard" makes more Trouble — A Spanish Yarn — Why the Harp Seal blows its Nose; 32. Sports on the Floe — Notes on Protective Coloration;33. Bear Cubs, " Christabel " and "William the Silent" — Bottlenose Whales — Bear versus Bull — The Dons back the Bull! — Getting out of the Pack to Open Water — Meet Spitzbergen Ice; 34. We get out of the Ice — Open Sea again — Spanish Airs — Killers — A Whaler's Esperanto — Killers attacking a Rorquale — A Gleam of Sun — Then Rough Weather — Then Shelter in a Fiord — Beards off and Shore Togs — Our Engineer's Children and the Bagpipes; 35. Tromso again — Down the Coast — Selling our Bears — Bears Escape—Eat the Fish in Market-place — We put our Bears into New Cages — Notes amongst the Norwegian Islands — Recollections of Hunting — Fishing — Music — A Viking Air — Talk in the Smoking-room — Drawings of Whale's Structure; 36. Killers — Stomach of Whales — Grampuses and Whales — William and the Mandolin — The "Prophet" — Hard Waves — Back to Tromso; 37. Teetotal Travellers — Pate of the Bears — Bears at large — Trondhjem [Trondheim] — Folk Songs; 38. Whalebone — Whales' Food — Head of Sperm Whale — Value of Whale Oil. With appendix and index. Old stain on rear board and upper spine, else very good. 150.00

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