Western Ocean : The Story of the North Atlantic UK in dj

By: VILLIERS, Alan

Price: $80.00

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VILLIERS, Alan. The Western Ocean : The Story of the North Atlantic. London: Museum Press Limited, 1957. First Edition.Pp (4),v-xi,(1),13-288, fronti s.+ 8 p. of photos. 8vo, green cloth. O'Dea 3289 for the U.S. edition entitled Wild Ocean. On our subject : Before Columbus: Phoenicians and Vikings; Pioneers from Portugal; Whalemen and Fishermen [with a long section on the Grand Banks and reference to Villiers' two trips there with the Portuguese]; Conquest By Air. Other references, many not found in the short index. Photos include one of the Argus and one captioned, "Lonely adventurer: one of the greatest at sea today - lone doryman fishing the Banks". Dampstaining to top and bottom edges of cloth, else vg in edgeworn and slightly waterstained dj. 80.00

Title: Western Ocean : The Story of the North Atlantic UK in dj

Author Name: VILLIERS, Alan

Categories: 77,

Publisher: Museum Press, London, 1957,:

Seller ID: 10839

Keywords: NAUTICAL FISHERIES NEWFOUNDLAND SHIPPING HISTORY CANADIAN WHALING,