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1 American Neptune. Pictorial Supplement XIII. Life Between Decks Under Sail.
1971, Salem, 
32pp, 52 illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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2 Bonner (W.N.) Seals and Men A Study of Interactions.
1982, Seattle, 
xii + 170pp, 64 illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Nine lectures on the seal and its environment..Harp Seals, PribilofûFur Seals, Elephant Seals, Antarctic Seals, Grey Seals..and others. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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3 Browne (H.B.) The Scoresbys Father and Son.
1947, Whitby, 
extract, pp140-169, frontis, 9 illus, original printed paper wrappers. AJS: Reprinted from "Chapters of Whitby History, 1823-1946". The ScoresbysûFather and Son (1) Captain William Scoresby 1760-1829 (Whitby's mostûsuccessful Whaler). (2) The Rev. Wm. Scoresby, DD, FRS. 1789-1857 (ArcticûExplorer, Scientist and Divine). 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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4 Collard (A.O.) The Oyster & Dredgers of Whitstable. Published in Association with the Whitstable Oyster Fishery Company.
1902, 
92pp, frontis, 57 illus, coloured endpapers, original decorated green cloth, an attractive copy. AJS: A fascinating study...this copy with a charming presentation bookplate from the Whitstable Oyster Fishery Co, signed by the author. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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5 Coull (J.R.) The Sea Fisheries of Scotland A Historical Geography.
1996, 
xvi + 308pp, 34 illus, 34 text figs, dw. AJS: Emphasis on the medieval period to the late 19th century. Scottish herring fisheries rose to a position of world leadership in the 1870s and continued to flourish until the 1950s. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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6 Czerkawska (C.L.) Fisher-Folk of Carrick A History of the Fishing Industry in South Ayrshire.
1975, 
(viii), 59pp, frontis, 16 illus, chart, landscape format, pictorial stiffûpaper wrappers. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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7 Espegaard (A.) & Kingsland (L.) Translators. A Century of Danish Fishing From the Collections of the Fishery and Maritime Museum.
1968, Esbjerg, 
48pp, 24 illus, with numerous sketches in the margins, attractive format,ûpictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Full English language text. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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8 Fitzhugh (W.) & Kaplan (S.A.) Inua, Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo.
1982, 
295pp, 23 colour illus, 432 illus, 9 maps, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. SBS: The best illustrated book I have ever seen on Eskimo traditionalûarts and crafts, including clothes and hunting weapons. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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9 Harland (J.H.) Catchers and Corvettes The Steam Whalecatcher in Peace and War 1860-1960.
1992, Rotherfield, 
xi + 432pp, 2 plates, 505 illus (photos, line illus, many multi-view), 77ûplans (30 folding), large handsome format (32cm x 25cm), dw, a very goodûcopy [heavy item]. AJS: The first purpose-built whalecatcher was built in 1862 in Norway,ûwhen Svend Foyn of Tonsberg founded the modern whaling industry by solvingûthe technical problems involved in the successful hunt of theûfast-swimming rorqual whales, and their recovery for processing.ûThe outbreak of war in 1939 was a signal for Allied navies to requisitionûover 200 catchers, which performed sterling work as anti-submarine vesselsûand minesweepers. 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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10 Mawer (G.A.) Ahab's Trade The Saga of South Sea Whaling.
1999, 
xiv + 393pp, 18 illus, 5 maps, dw. Publisher: Follows the rise and fall of this first truly global industry..yet a closed and isolated world. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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11 The Society for Nautical Research. The Fishing Luggers of Hastings Part 1.
1938, 
20pp, 2 folding plates, 4 plates (with 8 illus), 3 text figs, cream paper wrappers. AJS: By James Hornell. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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12 The Society for Nautical Research. The Fishing Luggers of Hastings Part 11.
1938, 
24pp, 4 plates (with 8 illus), 7 text figs, without wrappers. AJS: By James Hornell. 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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13 Walker (D.M.) Whitby Fishing.
1973, Whitby, 
16pp, 4 illus, pictorial laminated paper covers. SBS: Good line drawings of the Dandy, the Marshall, and StaithesûLuggers and the Herring Bus. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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14 Walker (D.M.) Whitby Shipping.
1971, Whitby, 
12pp, 5 illus, original printed green paper wrappers. SBS: A general history of Whitby, including Captain Cook, by theûthen Curator of Shipping Records and Models at Whitby Museum. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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