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Billy Liar by Waterhouse, Keith - 1959

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Billy Liar by Waterhouse, Keith - 1959

Billy Liar

by Waterhouse, Keith

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Michael Joseph. First edition published by Michael Joseph in 1959. It is in very good or better condition. There are light signs of wear to the spine ends and corners. There are tape marks to the reverse of the jacket at the spine ends. The William Belcher jacket hasn't been price clipped with the spine faded. The boards are in excellent shape as is the book with no ink or any other marks. The classic tale about Billy Fisher, an undertaker's clerk from a small town in Yorkshire, and also a pathalogical liar. A rare title.  . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1959.
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  • Date Published 1959

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The Last Medici
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The Last Medici

by Acton, Harold

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Faber & Faber. First edition published by Faber and Faber in 1932. A very good or better copy. The fragile wrapper has been price clipped, otherwise it is all there. The spine has browned and there is some wear to the spine ends. There is a tear to the bottom of the lower flap and this has been repaired on the reverse by archival tape. The green boards are in nice shape and the book is square. The purple top stain is visible and has not faded. There is light and sporadic foxing to the side text block. There is no writing inside and no bookplates.  The Last Medici is the first of three biographies Harold Acton wrote about historical Italian families: the Medicis and the Bourbons.  Acton in this first volume discusses the Medici grand dukes and in particular their final undoing.   . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1932.
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Reach for the Sky - Signed by Douglas Bader
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Reach for the Sky - Signed by Douglas Bader

by Bader, Douglas; Brickhill, Paul

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Collins. First edition published by Collins in 1954. This is a very good or better copy. The jacket is not price clipped displaying 16s. net on the inside flap. The spine is a shade toned. There is minor wear to the spine ends and corners. The blue cloth boards of the book are in very good shape. The binding is square and tight. There is a previous owner's name and date to the half title page. On the front free end paper, R.A.F pilot Douglas Bader has signed his name without dedication.  The life story / biography of fighter pilot and Battle of Britain hero Douglas Bader, written by Paul Brickhill (author of Dam Busters and The Great Escape). A rare copy signed by Bader.  . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1954.
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The Snail and a Whale
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The Snail and a Whale

by Donaldson, Julia

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Macmillan. London: Macmillan (2003). First edition. 4to., glazed pictorial boards in matching dust jacket; 32pp; A very good copy, the lower board with a bump to the edge, the preliminary pages with handling marks, the dust jacket with a short tear to the tail of the spine. The sixth book by the winning combination of Julia Donaldson and Illustrator Axel Scheffler. The story of a tiny snail saving the day on the back of a humpback whale - it was adapted by the BBC in 2019. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 2003.
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The Story of Little Dombey
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The Story of Little Dombey

by Dickens, Charles

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Bradbury & Evans. London: Bradbury & Evans (1858). First edition. 12mo., original publishers green paper wrappers, with an illustration of little dombey on the upper wrapper, with decorations, the title and publishing information all in black. An advertisement in black on the lower panel; pp. 121 + an advertising leaf at the rear; An about very good copy. The upper panel corners rubbed with a few preliminary pages with the corners turned over. The spine is chipped with about 2cm off loss to the bottom, sporadic patches of browning here and there. Otherwise pages and wrappers are clean and the binding is holding well.  An abridged version of Dombey and Sons that Dicken's publisher would have printed after the success of his public reading tours. Bradbury and Evans produced five of these ephemeral booklets in 1858, that are referred to in Eckel as the 'reading editions'. Eckel goes on to say "Each was uniformly bound in a green, printed… Read More
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Westering
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Westering

by Kenney, Rowland

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J.M. Dent & Sons. London: J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, 1939  8vo., burgundy publisher's cloth ruled and lettered in gilt to spine, with publisher's name in blind to foot; upper edge stained; in the publisher's printed dust jacket (10s. 6d. net); pp. [vi], vii-viii,[ii], 3-356; with a black and white frontis photograph of Kenney facing title; seven additional photographs spaced sporadically throughout the text; spine ever-so-slightly faded, touched more by sun at tips; endpapers very lightly offset; otherwise a lovely example in the very good dust jacket which is lightly sunned along the backstrip and some chips and closed tears, particularly to head of spine.  First edition. With two pieces of related ephemeral articles loosely inserted.  The autobiography of an Yorkshire-born Intelligence officer during the Second World War. Rowland Kenney (1882-1961) was a British diplomat, author and editor who served in both world wars as a director of propaganda in both… Read More
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The Magic Finger
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The Magic Finger

by Dahl, Roald

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1st Edition
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London: George Allen and Unwin. First UK edition. This is a near fine copy. Issued without a jacket. The boards are in clean condition with very few marks on the front and back boards. A better copy than is usually found. The pages are also clean and without marks, foxing or ink. A near fine copy.  First published in the US two years earlier, it is a childrens story about a girl that whereever she points something happens. Illustrated by William Pene Du Bois. A rare copy in this condition.  . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1968.
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Round the Fire Stories
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Round the Fire Stories

by Doyle, Arthur Conan

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Smith, Elder & Co.. First edition published by Smith, Elder and Co in 1908. This is a near fine copy. The boards are in excellent condition with very little wear at all. The deep red cloth has an even tone throughout including the spine. There is a faint cup ring mark on the back board. The odd corner tip is rubbed. The book is square and the pages are tight to the binding. The pages are also very clean and white, with no foxing or previous owners marks. Overall rare as it is in near fine collectible condition.  17 short stories by Conan Doyle about, in his words, the grotesque and the terrible. Includes the story - the beetle hunter. . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1908.
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The L-Shaped Room
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The L-Shaped Room

by Banks, Lynne Reid

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Chatto & Windus. First edition published by Chatto & Windus in 1960. A near fine copy. The Una Bishop designed dust wrapper has a small tear to the bottom of the spine otherwise it is quite a crisp example and hasn't been price clipped. There are a few light marks to the lower panel. The book is excellent with very little handling wear. The author has signed her name to the dedication page and has corrected the dedicatee from 'Janice' to 'Jamie' as she often did when signing this book. A near fine book and rare signed.  . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1960.
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Crowds and Power
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Crowds and Power

by Canetti, Elias

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1st Edition
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Gollancz. London: Gollancz (1962). First UK edition. 8vo., blue cloth boards, with gilt lettering to the spine, with the original dust jacket; pp. 495, [i]; A near fine copy. The book has a small previous owner's address label to the front paste down. The spine of the dust wrapper is a shade tanned and there is a scuff mark to the top corner of the back panel. The jacket hasn't been price clipped. It is a sharp copy.   The nobel Laureate's masterpiece about the psychology of crowd behaviour. Canetti poured 25 years of his life into researching the subject fired by an early encounter as a child with a hostile crowd at the outbreak of the first world war.  . Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 1st Printing. 1962.
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An Anthropologist on Mars
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An Anthropologist on Mars

by Sacks, Oliver

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Picador. 8vo., brick-red publisher's boards lettered in silver to spine; pictorial dust-jacket with an illustration by Scott Garrett; pp. [vii], viii-xvi, [i], 2-319, [i]; containing numerous sketches and full-colour illustrations throughout; aside from very light creasing and a miniscule dent to the lower board, a fine copy. First edition, with full number line 1-9, signed and dated by the author to the title page in green ink pen. A collection of seven medical case histories by the renowned neurologist Oliver Sacks. Among those studied are: 'The Last Hippie' - concerning a man whose brain tumour means he has no memory of anything past the late 1960s. Sacks draws parallels here with the case of Phineas Gage, the American railroad worker who survived for eleven years after an accident in which a large iron rod was driven through his head. 'A Surgeon's Life' - the subject suffers from Tourette's syndrome, and in particular a series of ticks, which disappear when he… Read More
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Billy Liar

by Waterhouse, Keith

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Great Britain: Penguin & Vintage, 1959. A very good paperback 1967 reprint. Orange spine. Penguin 1783. Paperback. Very Good.
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Billy Liar

by Keith Waterhouse

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Penguin, 1976. 14th printing. Soft cover. Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. pgs.187 tight copy pgs. pgs. 92-186 some sporadic pages with some lines underlined in blue with a few notes in margins tanning to text pages black line lower edge
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Billy Liar

by Waterhouse, Keith

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UK: Penguin, 1967. Book. Good. Mass Market Paperback. Some edgewear and creasing of covers and spine, light age toning of pages otherwise a good clean reading copy.
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Billy Liar

Billy Liar

by Keith Waterhouse

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Penguin Books, 1963. Paperback. Good. 1963. Reprinted. 187 pages. Pictorial paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and sunning.
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Billy Liar

Billy Liar

by Keith Waterhouse

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Penguin, 1968. Paperback. Acceptable. 1968. Reprint. 186 pages. Pictorial paper cover. Neat, clean, with heavy tanning and foxing to pages and text block edges. Occasional thumbing throughout and mild cracking to hinges. Previous owner's inscriptions to reverse side of front cover. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and sunning. Book is slightly curled.
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Billy Liar

Billy Liar

by Keith Waterhouse

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Penguin, 1963. Paperback. Good. 1963. Reprint. 186 pages. Photographic paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and sunning.
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Billy Liar

Billy Liar

by Keith Waterhouse

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Penguin, 1973. Paperback. Good. 1973. 1869 pages. Pictorial paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cover is lightly rub worn and thumbed with light shelf wear to edges and corners. Light creases to corners and spine.
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Billy Liar

Billy Liar

by Keith Waterhouse

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Penguin, 1963. Paperback. Good. 1963. Reprinted. 187 pages. Pictorial paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as inscriptions, mild cracking to hinges and mild tanning. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and sunning. Slight curl to corners.
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Billy Liar

Billy Liar

by Keith Waterhouse

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Penguin Books, 1963. Paperback. Good. 1963. Reprinted. 187 pages. Pictorial paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as light cracking to hinges and mild tanning. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and sunning.
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Billy Liar

Billy Liar

by Keith Waterhouse

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Penguin Books In Association With Michael Joseph, 1963. Paperback. Acceptable. 1963. Reprint. 186 pages. Pictorial paper cover. Pages are moderately tanned and foxed throughout. Stamp to first page. Minor dog-eared corners. Pulling to covers. Binding remains firm. Paper covers have moderate edge-wear with curling to corners and rubbing to surfaces. Tearing to spine ends. Scuffing to edges and spine. Some tanning to spine and edges. Book has a rolled spine.
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Timeless Treasure,
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Timeless Treasure,: Exploring Miniature Libraries and their Bookcases (1800-1932).

by Burley, Jason

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24 printed pages. 11 colour photgraphic illustrations. Index and Bibliography. 'Introduction', 'The History of Small Antique Bookcases', 'Caring for Your Mini Bookcases', 'Notable Examples', 'Investment Value' and 'Conclusion'. 15 x 21 cm. Perfect bound with colour pictorial card wrappers. Newly published in June 2024. This approaches collectable miniature books through the perspective of their original bookcases and draws from a number of different academic and reference sources, as well as on the author's own current stock. Jason Burley has worked in antiquarian bookselling since 1979, when he joined Francis Edwards, 83 Marylebone High Street, W1 as a Trainee Bookdealer. He opened his first independent bookshop in 1984 in Camden and jointly founded the multiple award-winning Burley Fisher Books in 2015. Jason has campaigned with Lord Bird to reduce Business Rates on UK bookshops and has sold miniature books since the mid 1980s -exhibiting 750 miniature books at Firsts London 2024 in the Saatchi… Read More
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A diáspora da palavra: obras de autores portugueses impressas fora de Portugal, 1521-1550. Guia...

A diáspora da palavra: obras de autores portugueses impressas fora de Portugal, 1521-1550. Guia da exposição.

by DIAS, João José Alves

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Lisbon, Biblioteca Nacional de Portugal / Centro de Estudos Históricos, Universidade Nova, 2021.. FIRST and ONLY EDITION. 8°, original illustrated wrappers. As new. 110 pp., (1 blank l.), profusely illustrated, indexes of authors, places of publication, printers and booksellers. One of 500 copies. *** FIRST and ONLY EDITION of this excellent exhibition catalogue. Alves Dias is one of Portugal's leading historians, and a distinguished bibliophile. ***
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The Butterflies’ Fly-Past. with illus. by Mandy Shepherd.

The Butterflies’ Fly-Past. with illus. by Mandy Shepherd.

by Simson, Clive

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Special Offers Entomology . 1st. Ed. Pub. Peregrine Books. 1994. pp.xviii, 127 with 8 coloured illus. 8vo. New hdbk. in new dw. RRP £20.00. A fascinating book describing the author’s experiences of studying butterflies in the UK. All native British Butterflies are mentioned at some point in the text, which is handsomely supported by 8 watercolour plates by Mandy Shepherd.
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In Search of Nature.

In Search of Nature.

by Ratcliffe, D.A

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1st. Ed. Pub. Peregrine Books. 2000
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Natural history Monographs . 1st. Ed. Pub. Peregrine Books. 2000. pp.xii, 249 with illus. 8vo. New hardback in new dw. RRP. £27.00. The distinguished naturalist, Derek Ratcliffe, passed away in 2005 aged 75. Born in 1929, this book tells the tale of his life from boyhood, when his interest in birds, butterflies, moths and dragonflies started to develop, through to the period in his life before 1970. Ratcliffe took the opportunity presented by writing this book of paying tribute to some of the people who helped him along the way and became lifelong friends.
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Native Plums (Prunus) of Gloucestershire. The Gloucestershire Pomona Series.

Native Plums (Prunus) of Gloucestershire. The Gloucestershire Pomona Series.

by Martell, Charles

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Special Offers Gardening . 1st. Ed. Pub. Gloucestershire Orchard Trust. 2018. pp.vi, 50 with colour photography throughout. Large 8vo. New softback.
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A History of Whaling in Brazil. From royal fish to Japanese delicacy.

A History of Whaling in Brazil. From royal fish to Japanese delicacy.

by Hart, Ian & Edmundson, William

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Pequena., 2017. 1st. Ed.. pp.xxii, 234 with b/w. photos. 8vo. A new softback. This is the first book to describe comprehensively the history of whaling in Brazil, starting with traditional whaling as a Portuguese crown monopoly and culminating with the introduction of modern ships, equipped with harpoon guns in the twentieth century - an initiative led by a British company (Duder and Brother) in Brazil.
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Pears of Gloucestershire and Perry Pears of the Three Counties. The Gloucestershire Pomona Series.

Pears of Gloucestershire and Perry Pears of the Three Counties. The Gloucestershire Pomona Series.

by Martell, Charles

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Special Offers Gardening . 1st. Ed. Pub. Hartpury Heritage Trust. 2013. pp.xiv, 214 with colour photography throughout. Large 8vo. New softback.
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Antarctic Magistrate. A life through the lens of a camera.

Antarctic Magistrate. A life through the lens of a camera.

by Hart, Ian

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Pequena., 2009. 1st. Ed.. pp.303 with many photographs. 8vo. New hardback in new dw. Signed by the author, Ian Hart. This volume is a celebration of the life of Edward Beveridge Binnie, (born on the Falkland Islands in 1884) the eighth child of immigrant Scottish parents. The book traces his rise from humble beginnings through Falkland Islands Government service to becoming the first Antarctic Magistrate.
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Whaling in the Falkland Islands Dependencies 1904-1931. A History of shore and bay-based whaling...

Whaling in the Falkland Islands Dependencies 1904-1931. A History of shore and bay-based whaling in the Antarctic.

by Hart, Ian

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Natural history Monographs . 1st. Ed. Pub. Pequena. 2006. pp.xvi, 363 with many illus. 8vo. New hardback in new dw. Signed by the author, Ian Hart. A fascinating account of the whaling industry in the Falkland Islands Dependencies. The sequence of events which led to the extension of British sovereignty in the Antarctic and the legislation & policing imposed by the Falkland Islands Government to control the burgeoning whaling industry are also discussed.
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Austral Enterprises. A History of shore, bay-based and pelagic whaling and sealing in the...
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Austral Enterprises. A History of shore, bay-based and pelagic whaling and sealing in the Southern Ocean encompassing the Southern Whaling & Sealing Company, The Kerguelen Sealing & Whaling Company and their associated enterprises at South Georgia, the Antarctic peninsula, the South Indian Ocean and South Africa.

by Hart, Ian

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Pequena., 2020. 1st. Ed.. pp.xx, 380 with b/w. photographs and illustrations throughout. 4to. New hardback in new dw. Print run of just 400 copies. Signed by author. There have been very few attempts to document British involvement in the whaling and sealing industry. This book describes, in detail, some of the major companies that undertook this trade and the profound effect this had on the whale and seal populations in the southern hemisphere.
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