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Pelorus Jack : the white dolphin of French Pass, New Zealand : with Maori legends

Author: James Cowan; Whitcombe & Tombs,
Publisher: Christchurch, N.Z. : Whitcombe & Tombs Limited, , [1912]
Series: Dainty booklet series, 14.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life of the albino dolphin who so faithfully guided every ship through the Cook Strait for twenty-four years that the New Zealand government passed a special law to protect him.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Cowan; Whitcombe & Tombs,
OCLC Number: 154490419
Notes: In brown paper covers.
Preface signed: J.C., Wellington, New Zealand, 1911
"Edition of 3,000 copies"--Bagnall.
Includes an extract from New Zealand Gazette, 4th May, 1911, about extending close season for fish known as Risso's Dolphin (Grampus griseus).
Whitcombe & Tombs job no. G22558
Description: 47 p. : ill., maps ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Dainty booklet series, 14.
Other Titles: New Zealand gazette.
Responsibility: by James Cowan.

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Traces the life of the albino dolphin who so faithfully guided every ship through the Cook Strait for twenty-four years that the New Zealand government passed a special law to protect him.

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