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Newfoundland and Its Untrodden Ways. First Edition, Leather, with a Millaisletter, MILLAIS, J.G.
181 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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182 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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183 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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184 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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185 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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186 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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187 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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188 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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189 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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190 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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191 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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192 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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193 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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194 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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195 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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196 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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197 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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198 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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199 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)
200 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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