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Whaling and Fishing.

Nordhoff, Charles

Published by Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Keys and Co., . First edition, 1856
From Natural History Books (Iowa City, IA, U.S.A.)

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Pp. x, 383; frontispiece plate. Publisher's elaborately blind-stamped cloth, spine is lettered in gilt and with large gilt decoration at the center of the front and rear covers, brown clay-coated endpapers, sm 8vo (6 ¾ inches x 4 ¾ inches). A rare early North American work on whaling. Bookplate from the "House of Belt" on the front endpaper. Signatures of Harvey Childs Nelson and Elmer G. Fitzgerald on the blank front endpaper. Spine cloth is a bit dull and shows some rubbing, contents and front and rear covers are bright and clean; overall about very good. Bookseller Inventory # 3790

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Title: Whaling and Fishing.

Publisher: Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Keys and Co., . First edition

Publication Date: 1856

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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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Natural History Books
Noriko and Russell Ciochon
1025 Keokuk Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Email: noriko@naturalhistorybooks.com
Phone: (319) 354-9088
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