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History of World Whaling. 1st Cdn in dj

By: FRANCIS, Daniel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Viking, Markham, ON, 1990, ISBN:067082447x:

Seller ID: 21879


FRANCIS, Daniel. A History of World Whaling. (Markham, Ont.) : Viking, (1990). First Printing. Pp 288. Illustrated. 8vo, orange-brown cloth. Vg in dj.25.00 View more info

Discovery of the North : The Exploration of Canada's Arctic. First Edition in dustjacket

By: FRANCIS, Daniel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hurtig, Edmonton, 1986, ISBN:0888302800:

Seller ID: 21045


FRANCIS, Daniel. Discovery of the North : The Exploration of Canada's Arctic. Edmonton : Hurtig Publishers, (1986). First Edition. Pp. (7),8-224. Illustrated. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Cassell 716. "This is the fascinating story of the golden age of arctic exploration, from Martin Frobisher in the sixteenth century to the controversial Vilhjalmur Stefansson in the early twentieth. It is a remarkable story of high adventure, of heroic feats of courage and endurance as well as dark episodes of murder and cannibalism. Martin Frobisher, who stood on Baffin Island and thought h... View more info

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Arctic Chase : A History of Whaling in Canada's North. First Edition, paperback

By: FRANCIS, Daniel Arctic and Northern Life Series

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Breakwater , St. John's, 1984, ISBN:0919519466: 1984

Seller ID: 24470


FRANCIS, Daniel. Arctic Chase : A History of Whaling in Canada's North. [St. John's, NL] : Breakwater Books Ltd., (1984). First Edition. Pp (6),i-v,(1),1-117,(7, bibliography),(8) + 16-page section of b&w photos and reproductions of prints. Map in text. 8vo, yellow card covers. "A Breakwater book in the Arctic and Northern Life Series." "The whale 'fishery' flourished along Canada's three coastlines for a hundred years. It was an industry in the grand tradition of Canadian resource industries - uncontrolled, rapacious, and foreign-owned. Heedless of conservation, the arc... View more info