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181 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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182 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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183 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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184 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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185 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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186 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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187 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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188 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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189 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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190 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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191 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
192 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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193 NANSEN, Fridtjof. CHATER, Arthur G., trans. In Northern Mists : Arctic Exploration in Early Times. Two volumes.
Greenwood Press, Westport, CT, 1970, ISBN:0837142954 
NANSEN, Fridtjof. In Northern Mists : Arctic Exploration in Early Times. Translated by Arthur G. Chater. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, Publishers, (1970). Originally published in 1911 by Heinemann. I: Pp. (4),vii-xi,(1),1-[384],(2); II. Pp. (6),1-[416],(2). Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. See Arctic Bibliography 11993 for first edition. Contents: Volume I. : 1. Antiquity, before Pytheas; 2. Pytheas of Massalia: The Voyage to Thule; 3. Antiquity, after Pytheas; 4. The Early Middle Ages; 5. The Awakening of Mediaeval Knowledge of the North; 6. Finns, Skridfinns (Lapps), and the First Settlement of Scandinavia; 7. The Voyages of the Norsemen: Discovery of Iceland and Greenland; 8. Voyages to the Uninhabited Parts of Greenland in the Middle Ages; 9. Wineland the Good, the Fortunate Isles,and the Discovery of America. Volume II. : [chapter nine, continued]; 10. Eskimo and Skraeling; 11. The Decline of the Norse Settlements in Greenland; 12. Expeditions of the Norwegians to the White Sea, Voyages in the Polar Sea, Whaling and Sealing; 13. The North in Maps and Geographical Works of the Middle Ages; 14. John Cabot and the English Discovery of North America; 15. The Portuguese Discoveries in the North-West. Previous owner's name andblindstamps, light spotting to front board of first volume, else very good . For the set. 120.00

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Acts of the General Assembly of Newfoundland 1927 , Newfoundland General Assembly)
194 Newfoundland General Assembly) Acts of the General Assembly of Newfoundland 1927
1927, 
(Newfoundland General Assembly). Acts of the General Assembly of Newfoundland Passed in the Eighteenth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George V.St.John's : David R. Thistle, King's Printer, 1927. Pp (4),[1]-428. 8vo, b lack cloth spine, pale blue boards. O'Dea A298. 20 acts including the St.George's Coastal Mail Service Act, International Paper Company Act, Railway Act, Labrador Act, Whaling Act, and others. Inner hinges cracked and repaired with scotch tape, edgeworn, else vg. 50.00

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Newfoundland Patriot. Vol.2, No.34 , Newspaper)
195 Newspaper) Newfoundland Patriot. Vol.2, No.34
Robert John Parsons, 1838, 
(Newspaper). The Newfoundland Patriot, New Series, No.XXXIV, Vol.II, St. John's, Newfoundland, Saturday, August 11, 1838. Edited, Printed and Published by Robert John Parsons, Printer to the Honourable The House of Assembly, at his Office, King's Place, rere [sic] of Warner's Brick Building. Pp (4).Size: 20 x 14 inches. Contents : The Catholic Scripturist : Chapter VIII; two articles regarding Lord Durham; a lengthy description of an inquiry into an attack upon John Kent, a member of the Newfoundland House of Assembly,by a man named Kielly; Colonial Legislature (debates from the House of Ass embly); debates from the House of Assembly at Halifax regarding the incorporation of a Whaling Company; etc. Folding crease, else vg. 200.00

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Letters from Boston : In The London Chronicle, Vol.XX, No.1537, Thursday, October 23, to Saturday, October 25, 1766, Newspaper) London Chronicle 1537
196 Newspaper) London Chronicle 1537 Letters from Boston : In The London Chronicle, Vol.XX, No.1537, Thursday, October 23, to Saturday, October 25, 1766
1766, 
(Newspaper). "Letters from Boston...". In The London Chronicle, Vol.XX, No.1537, Thursday, October 23, to Saturday, October 25, 1766. 4to, two sheets folded (8 pp.). Correspondence from Boston "relative to the interruption given to the cod fishery, on the Labradore coast..." Capt. Penn sent by Merchant Adventurers to trade with Aesquemaux brings news from Streights of Bellisle regarding whaling fleet having little sucess, moving on to cod fishery, and having their catch confiscated by company ships and being ordered off. Also, the destruction of posts at St. Modeste and St. Charles as being infringement of company patent. (p.2 (402), col.1, approx. 350 words). Very good. 125.00

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197 NICHOLS, Peter Final Voyage : A Story of Arctic Disaster and One Fateful Whaling Season. in dj.
Putnam's, New York, 2009, ISBN:9780399156021 
NICHOLS, Peter. Final Voyage : A Story of Arctic Disaster and One Fateful Whaling Season . New York: Putnam's, (2009). Pp. (8),[1]-294,(2). Map endpapers. 8vo, green paper covered spine with cream paper covered boards. The story of the tragic summer of 1871 on the American whaling industry, which saw thirty-two whaling ships lost and more than 1200 men, women, and childrenkilled in the midst of a freak ice-storm. This volume also surveys the sco pe of the disaster in regards to the burgeoning oil industry, which suffered near-collapse as a result of the storm, as well as ushering in New Bedford's decline as one of the world's pre-eminent centres of wealth." - from the dj. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. 18.00

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198 NICOL, Keith Images of Western Newfoundland. Hardcover.
Breakwater, St. John's, 1990, ISBN:0920911889 
NICOL, Keith. Images of Western Newfoundland : A Photographic Journey. Textand photographs by Keith Nicol. (St. John's) : Breakwater, (1990). First P rinting. Pp [1]-95,(1). Illustrated in colour. Oblong 8vo, illustrated glossy paper covered boards, with brown lettering to front board, black lettering to pale blue spine. "'Images of Western Newfoundland' offers a photographic journey through one of eastern Canada's most spectacular regions. Each chapter focuses on different aspects of the humn and physical environment on Newfoundland's rugged west coast. Scenic Gros Morne National Park, Canada's newest World Heritage Site, is given special attention, as is the world famous Viking site L'Anse aux Meadwos adn the historic Basque whaling station at Red Bay, Labrador. Western Newfoundland's outstanding outdoor recreational possibilities, geography, and communities are highlights. This book, with its spectacular colour photographs, will appeal to both past and prospective visitors to this unique region of Canada." - from rear. Gift note inked to flyleaf, else very good. 25.00

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199 NIGHTINGALE, Charles Methuen's Outlines series) Exploiting the Oceans. 1st UK.
Methuen & Co Ltd., London, 1968, 
NIGHTINGALE, Charles. Exploiting the Oceans . London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1968). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),7-93,(3). Illustrated. Double column. Square 8vo, illustrated white card covered boards. A volume in Methuen's Outlines series. Contents: 1. The neglected wealth of the sea; 2. The food of fish; 3. Improving our fishing; 4. The encouragement of fish food; 5. Caring for fish; 6. Floating plants as food; 7. The uses of seaweed; 8. Whaling and sealing; 9. Oysters and other shellfish; 10. Other produce of the sea; 11. The exploration of deep water; 12. The mineral wealth of the sea; 13. A glance into the future. Small dampstain to top edge, scratching to plastic cover on boards, else vg. 20.00

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200 North Magazine CARTWRIGHT, George STEVENSON, Alex BOMBARDIER, Jean Luc North. Volume 15, Number 5, September - October, 1968
Queen's Printer, Ottawa , 1968, 
(North Magazine). North. Volume XV, Number 5, September-October, 1968. Ottawa : Roger Duhamel, Queen's Printer, 1968. Pp 1-48. Illustrated. Maps. 4to,illustrated red stapled card covers. Contents : Feature – north / educatio n. Articles : Dimension Arctique (par Jean Morrisset); Giants of the North (by Flo Whyard); Nunassiak – The Beautiful Land – Welcomes Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau; Whalers' Wait [The whaling industry of Herschel Island and its impact on the Eskimo people 1889-1906] (by Alex Stevenson, pp 24-31); The Story of Igutalik (by Joe Panipokochoo); Towards the Pole (by Jean Luc Bombardier); No Common Man [The story of Captain George Cartwright of Labrador] (by A. Copland, pp 38-47). Cover photo of Eskimo woman with crescent-shaped stone lamp or kudlik. Rubbed, mailing label, penned name and inkstamp, else very good. 22.50

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