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WHALERS NO MORE:  A HISTORY OF WHALING ON THE WEST COAST., Hagelund, W.A.

Author Name    Hagelund, W.A.

Title   WHALERS NO MORE: A HISTORY OF WHALING ON THE WEST COAST.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Madeira Park, BC Harbour 1987

ISBN Number    0920080022 / 9780920080023

Seller ID   28032

211 pp, 9 1/4" H. B&w photographs, drawings, maps. "Over 30,000 whales were killed in the Pacific Northwest between 1905 and 1972, and the business of capturing and processing them created its own mythology. Here are tales of the monsters that almost got away, of whales that rammed the ships trying to capture them, and of the whalers themselves, who lived always on the edge of danger, risking life and limb in pursuit of the biggest animals in the world. Many of the old whalers were avid collectors of maritime lore, and their stories of whales and of the life in the sea - the sperm whale's ambergris, freaks of enormous size or those with legs, and giant octopus and sea monsters - create a vivid background to William Hagelund's very personal history of whaling on the west coast." Light wrinkling at bottom of spine, small ink mark at top edge of rear board. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor rubbing on rear panel.

John  Anderson,  G.W.  Sprott  Balcom,  Harry  Balcom,  Willis  Balcom,  Blue  Whale,  Whales,  Arnie  Borgan,  Cadborosaurus,  Black,  Brown,  Ambergris,  Dance  Of  Whales,  Graig  Fergusson,  Finback,  Cec  Fletcher,  Food,  Finn  John  Fransen,  Alfus  Garcin,  William  Grant,  Gray  Whale,  Grays  Harbour,  Green  Roy  Gustavson,  Canute  Halvorsen,  William  Heater,  Allan  R.,  Humpback,  Killer  Whale,  Kyuquot,  Kodiak,  Marc  Lagen,  Louis  Larsen,  George  Lemarquand,  D.B.  MacPherson,  Naden  Harbour,  Oil  Tanks,  Orion,  Harry  Osselton,  Page's  Lagoon,  Point  Ellice,  Port  Hobron,  Ludvic  Rissmuller,  William  Rolls,  Rose  Harbour,  S.C.  Ruck,  Bill  Scaplen,  William  Schupp,  Sebastian,  Sechart,  Sperm  Whale,  St.  Lawrence,  Teeth,  Unimak,  W.  Grant,  Charlie  Watson,  White,  Mac  Wong,  Whaling  Gun. 

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