Whales, Ice, and Men : The History of Whaling in the Western Arctic.. 1st ed. in dj

By: BOCKSTOCE, John R. NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM

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BOCKSTOCE, John R. Whales, Ice, and Men : The History of Whaling in the Western Arctic. Seattle: University of Washington Press in association with the New Bedford Whaling Museum, (1986). First Edition. Pp 400. Illustrated, maps to endpapers, b/w photos, drawings, and facsimile. 4to, black cloth. Chapters : 1. The First Whaleship to Bering Strait; 2. From New England to Bering Strait, 1750-1848; 3. An Arctic Whaling Voyage; 4. Pursuit and Capture; 5. Development of the Fishery, 1849-64; 6. Civil War in Bering Strait: The Cruise of CSS Shenandoah; 7. Walrusing; 8. The 1870s, Disastrous Decade; 9. Trade; 10. Steam Whaling; 11. Shore Whaling; 12. Herschel Island; 13. Federal Support and the Disaster of 1897; 14. Decline of the Fishery. With bibliography and index. Vg in lightly nicked dj. 60.00

Title: Whales, Ice, and Men : The History of Whaling in the Western Arctic.. 1st ed. in dj

Author Name: BOCKSTOCE, John R. NEW BEDFORD WHALING MUSEUM

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Publisher: University of Washington Press, 1986,:

Seller ID: 83452

Keywords: NAUTICAL WHALING ARCTIC ILLUSTRATED ALASKA HISTORY,