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xx + 798pp, 112 plates, 7 maps, 71 tables, substantial format, dw. AJS: Modern whaling began around 1864, when steam driven vessels carryingûthe shell harpoon invented by Svend Foyn replaced open boats andûhand-thrown spears. Other countries - Germany in the 1930s and the SovietûUnion and Japan in recent times - are also leading protagonists.ûThis work, translated from the Norwegian by R.I. Christophersen, is a muchûshortened version of a work originally published in Norwegian in threeûvolumes 1967-1970. A standard work now long out-of-print.
Title: The History of Modern Whaling.
kg: 1.00 kg
Seller ID: 3702