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Pursuing the Whale: A Quarter-Century of Whaling in the Arctic

Cook, John A.

Published by Boston: Houghton Mifflin, . First Edition, 1926
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Pp. x, 344, frontispiece portrait of the author, 15 plates with 22 black-and-white photos. Publisher's gray pebble cloth, lettered in black on the spine and on the front cover, lg 8vo. A narrative of whaling voyages in Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas after bowhead and sperm whales. Warmly inscribed by the author to John E. Roman on the half-title. Light foxing to the endpapers and frontis matter, occasional foxing to the margins of a few text pages, a tight and clean very good copy with no signs of use. Bookseller Inventory # 2810

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Title: Pursuing the Whale: A Quarter-Century of ...

Publisher: Boston: Houghton Mifflin, . First Edition

Publication Date: 1926

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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 or by calling (319) 354-9088.

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Natural History Books
Noriko and Russell Ciochon
1025 Keokuk Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: (319) 354-9088
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