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An account of the Arctic regions : with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery

Author: William Scoresby; Archibald Constable & Co.,; Hurst, Robinson, and Co.,
Publisher: Edinburgh : Printed for Archibald Constable & Co. ; London : Hurst, Robinson and Co., Cheapside, 1820
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Nineteenth century classic on whaling, geography and natural history of northern waters. Appendices include meteorological tables; a chronological list of voyages, 861-1819; list of plants found in Spitsbergen; Acts of Parliament regarding whaling; dimensions of whaling ships; etc.
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Scoresby, William, 1789-1857.
Account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery.
Edinburgh: Printed for A. Constable & Co.; [etc.] 1820
(OCoLC)578890197
Online version:
Scoresby, William, 1789-1857.
Account of the Arctic regions with a history and description of the northern whale-fishery.
Edinburgh: Printed for A. Constable & Co.; [etc.] 1820
(OCoLC)607814531
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Scoresby; Archibald Constable & Co.,; Hurst, Robinson, and Co.,
OCLC Number: 2932912
Notes: With 2 pages of publisher's advertisements at end of v.2.
Includes index.
Description: 2 v. : fold. front., plates (some fold.), maps (some fold.) ; 22 cm.
Contents: v. 1. The Arctic.--v. 2. The whale-fishery.
Responsibility: by W. Scoresby, Jun., F.R.S.E. ; illustrated with twenty-four engravings.

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Nineteenth century classic on whaling, geography and natural history of northern waters. Appendices include meteorological tables; a chronological list of voyages, 861-1819; list of plants found in Spitsbergen; Acts of Parliament regarding whaling; dimensions of whaling ships; etc.

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