Pp. 40; 26 maps (most are double page and folding), 8 tables. Publisher's original printed light blue wrappers, lg 4to (12 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches). Discovery Reports volume 19. No ownership marks. The whales were tagged with darts that embed in the blubber; these darts are retrieved when the whales were cut apart by commercial whalers. Bookseller Inventory # 3899
Title: Whale Marking: Progress and Results to ...
Publisher: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, . First edition
Publication Date: 1940
Book Condition: Fine (new) copy.
Book Description Cambridge University Press, 1940. First Edition Thus. Softback. 4to. A very good copy in grey card covers. Comprises pages 245-284 and plates XLIII-LXVIII of volume XIX of the Discovery Reports. These Reports were funded by the British Colonial Office and were intended to provide the scientific background to stock management of the Antarctic whale fishery. Seller Inventory # 20519
Book Description Cambridge University Press, 1940. First Edition Thus. Folio. A good plus copy in grey card covers. Smallish tear at foot of spine. Comprises pages 245-284 and plates XLIII-LXVIII of volume XIX of "Discovery Reports." 8 tables and 1 figure in text. The Discovery Reports were fuinded by the British Colonial Office and were intended to provide the scientific background to stock management of the Antarctic whale fishery. Seller Inventory # 20524
Book Description Cambridge University Press, 1938. Paperback. Condition: Good. Book condition: Good in original card binding; light wear/slight browning to edges and corners; slight damage to head of spine; bump to page corners; light reading/handling wear. 39 pages + plates. A bright copy. Seller Inventory # 009359
Book Description Cambridge: At The University Press, 1940. Condition: Good. *Price HAS BEEN reduced by 10% until Dec. 17. Order now for best savings* first edition; quarto, library markings and later cloth with the original front cover of paper wrappers bound in, most of the plates are folding and have been strengthened at folds with tape that tones but never obscures image side, overall good; the whales are shot with numbered darts that become embedded in their blubber and are retrieved when and if they are dismembered by commercial whalers. Seller Inventory # ZB789637