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A Whale for the Killing [Signed]

Mowat, Farley [Farley McGill Mowat, OC (May 12, 1921 - May 6, 2014) was a Canadian writer and environmentalist]. Illustration from an etching by David Blackwood.


(Book #ID 95907)

Published by McClelland & Stewart Limited, 25 Hollinger Road, Toronto, First Edition 1972. 1972.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original black and grey cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine, end paper maps. 8vo. 8˝'' x 6''. A Whale for the Killing was made into a film in 1981, loosely based on a true story by environmentalist Farley Mowat, about a whale that is tortured by a fisherman. The later Canadian singer Alan Doyle starred as a boy on a bridge in the movie. In 2012 he released his solo album Boy on Bridge which paid tribute to the role. Contains 239 printed pages of text with title-page illustration from an etching by David Blackwood. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with minor rubbing to the spine ends, not price clipped, $6.95, spine colour not faded. SIGNED by the author to the half-title page 'Farley Mowat'. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A. ISBN 0771065701

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There She Blows!

Mielche, Hakon


(Book #ID 44940)

Published by William Hodge and Co. Ltd., London First UK Edition 1952. London 1952.

First edition hard back binding in green paper covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [x] 227 printed pages of text with monochrome illustrations throughout. Ex-library binding with reinforced end papers, indigo smudge mark to the title page, damp lifting of the paper to the lower board, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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Modern Whaling and Bear Hunting; A Record of Present Day Whaling with up to Date Appliances in Many Parts of the World, and of Bear and Seal Hunting in the Arctic Regions

Murdoch, W. G. Burn


(Book #ID 44934)

Published by Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd., 38 Great Russell Street, London First Edition 1917. London 1917.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original sea green cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine [oxidised] gilt harpoon, rope and man vignette to the upper panel. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains [iv] 320 printed pages of text with colour frontispiece and 110 monochrome illustrations throughout. Boards with light surface fleck marks, old small damp mark to the top of the lower board, without any ownership markings, shallow rubs across the spine tips, no dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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A Dead Whale or a Stove Boat; Cruise of Daisy in the Atlantic Ocean June 1912 - May 1913

Murphy, Robert Cushman


(Book #ID 44931)

Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston First Edition 1967. Boston 1967.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original oatmeal cloth covers, gilt title and author lettering to the spine and the upper panel. Quarto. 10˝'' x 9''. Contains [xii] 177 printed pages of text with monochrome photographic illustrations throughout. Without any ownership markings. Very Good condition book, in Very Good condition dust wrapper with small chip to the spine tip and shallow rubs to the corners, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this protects and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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