1857 1ed Arctic Whaleman Whale Fishing Hunting Eskimo Costumes Northern Lights

HOLMES, Lewis

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Lewis Holmes’ ‘The Arctic Whaleman’ is a rare, 19th-century account of fishing and whaling in the Arctic regions. This book includes observations of fascinating geographical and scientific discoveries such as the Northern Lights, uninhabited islands, and icebergs! However, this book was also written as a way to discuss the history of whaling, Eskimo culture, the zoological information of a whale, and an important section on the manufacturing of whale oil.

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1857 1ed Arctic Whaleman Whale Fishing Hunting Eskimo Costumes Northern Lights

 

Lewis Holmes’ ‘The Arctic Whaleman’ is a rare, 19th-century account of fishing and whaling in the Arctic regions. This book includes observations of fascinating geographical and scientific discoveries such as the Northern Lights, uninhabited islands, and icebergs! However, this book was also written as a way to discuss the history of whaling, Eskimo culture, the zoological information of a whale, and an important section on the manufacturing of whale oil.

 

Item number: #11493

Price: $499

 

HOLMES, Lewis

 

The Arctic Whaleman : Or, Winter in the Arctic Ocean

 

Boston : Wentworth, 1857. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 296, [4]
    • 15 illustrations
  • Provenance: Handwritten – H. Bryant, South Stukely
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 12.5cm)

 

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11493

Categories

Arts & Architecture

Medicine & Science

Authors

HOLMES, Lewis

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete