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Trying-out an Anatomy of Dutch Whaling and Sealing in the Nineteenth Century, 1815-1885

Joost C.A. Schokkenbroek

ISBN 10: 9052602832 / ISBN 13: 9789052602837
Published by Askant, 2008
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Signed by the author on the title page, not inscribed to anyone. Hardcover with cover illustration of the whaleship Harlingen stuck in the ice of Melville Bay, August 1826, painted by Herman Siderius. Laid in loosely is the publisher' color advertising sheet. Slight separation of the front pastedown from the front cutter. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 018233

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Title: Trying-out an Anatomy of Dutch Whaling and ...

Publisher: Askant

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Pictorial Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Until the present day, whaling and sealing in the nineteenth century have hardly received attention in Dutch maritime historiography. During the two preceding centuries whaling had developed into a prominent maritime industry. Various major external and internal problems, however, contributed to its rapid decline during the second half of the eighteenth century. After the Napoleonic Era (1795-1815), increasing numbers of Dutch entrepreneurs resumed whaling, both in the Arctic and in the South Seas. This book, based on extensive research into unexplored archival sources and secondary literature, fills many of the gaps in our understanding of how whaling and sealing were organized in the Netherlands.

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