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1 DICKINSON, Anthony B. and Chelsey W. SANGER SANGER, Chesley W, Twentieth-Century Shore-station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador. marked, in dj.
McGill-Queens University Press, Montreal and Kingston, 2005, ISBN:0773528814 
DICKINSON, Anthony B. and Chelsey W. SANGER. Twentieth-Century Shore-station Whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador . Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, (2005). Pp. [i]-xvii,(1),[1]-254. With dozens of blackand white illustrations to text. 8vo, black paper covered boards with meta llic lettering to spine. A chronological survey of the rise and fall of shore-station whaling in Newfoundland and Labrador, reaching its peak at the turn of the century, before declining in the second decade and ultimately collapsing from the 1950s-onward. "Newfoundland and Labrador have a long history of commercial whaling, beginning in the firs thalf of the sixteenth century when the Basques established seasonal stations on the Labrador coast from which to hunt bowheads and North Atlantic right whales." (from the dj) This volume includes information on the Norwegian presence in the region. With the following appendices: 1. Shore-Station Whale Catch Species Composition, Newfoundland and Labrador, 1898-1972; 2. Whaling Companies, Stations, Operating Years, and Vessels in Newfoundland and Labrador, 1898-1972; 3. Applications for Whaling Licenses, Newfoundland and Labrador, 1902-03; 4. Newfoundland and Labrador Whaling Industry, 1898-1911: Fate of Catchers; 5. Wages and Occupations of Newfoundlanders Employed at the Aquaforte Whaling Station, 1902-03; 6. Wages and Occupations of Norwegians Employed at the Aquaforte Whaling Station, 1902-03; 7. Aquaforte Whaling Station: Buildings, Machinery, and Equipment, 1908; 8. Portion of Rissmüller's Patent for Extracting Fatty Substances from Meat. Occasional light inked marginalia, name inked to ffep, else very good in dust jacket. 30.00

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