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The Old Whaling Days: A history of southern New Zealand from 1830 to 1840

McNab, Robert

Published by Christchurch: Whitcombe and Tombs, . First edition, 1913
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Pp. xiii, (1) 508. Publisher's original blue-green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, lg 8vo. Detailed review of the early history of whaling in the South Pacific around New Zealand. Mildly ex-library with the bookplate of Wairarapa Institute and Library, New Zealand on the front endpaper and Greytown Public Library on the rear endpaper, old circular library name stamp on rear of title page and on page 423, no external library marks such as a call number. Some wear and rubbing to the cloth binding, contents generally clean and free from foxing or browning; a solid copy in good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 3640

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Title: The Old Whaling Days: A history of southern ...

Publisher: Christchurch: Whitcombe and Tombs, . First edition

Publication Date: 1913

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Natural History Books is an independent, rare book retailer operating out of Iowa City, IA. The business is owned and operated by Noriko and Russell Ciochon. We only sell books through our NHB website and other book service websites. We do not offer books for sale within the state of Iowa. We specialize in rare and hard to find books in all areas of natural history especially ornithology, herpetology, ichthyology, mammalogy, paleontology, botany, evolutionary biology and travel and exploration. Our rare and hard-to-find book section has many fine hand-colored plate books. Our latest acquisition is the ichthyology and aquarium fish collection of Ross Socolof Books of Florida. We are always buying natural history books – if you have a collection to offer, please contact us at noriko@naturalhistorybooks.com or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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