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Image for Looking Back: A Collection of Photographs and Historical Images, with Comments and Thoughts, Gathered by the Author Over a Lifetime.

Looking Back: A Collection of Photographs and Historical Images, with Comments and Thoughts, Gathered by the Author Over a Lifetime.

By: Anderson, Donald.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self Published: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004625

Condition: Near Fine


Large illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 273, colour and b&w illustrations throughout. An illustrated look at the histories of Peterhead Whaling and North East fishing villages. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Fish and Ships.

By: Andrews, Ralph W. and Larssen, A.K.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Bonanza Books: 1959

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 005763

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in grey cloth boards, in Very Good condition. SCARCE in the UK. With dustwrapper, also in Very Good condition, in a clear archival wrapper. With b&w illustrations, pp173 and index. Story of commercial fishing and whaling in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, Sealing ships, the fish cleaning machine called 'The Iron Chink', salmon cannery. View more info

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The Peterhead Whaling Trade.

By: Buchan, Alex R.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: The Buchan Field Club, 1993. 0951273612: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1427

ISBN: 0951273612

Condition: Near Fine


Paperback with laminated card covers, in Very Good+ condition. First edition, pp 80, 27 b&w illustrations and 7 tables, glossary of whaling terms. S23. View more info

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To the Greenland Whaling.

By: Macleod, Innes.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Thuleprint Ltd, 1979. 0906191246: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 717

ISBN: 0906191246

Condition: Very Good


Paperback, in Very Good condition with some slight creasing to top back cover; First edition, pp 74, b&w frontispiece. Alexander Trotter's journal of the voyage of the Enterprise whaling barque in 1856 from Fraserburgh & Lerwick . S6. View more info

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Island at the Edge of the World: A South Georgia Odyssey.

By: Venables, Stephen.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005531

ISBN: 0340556005

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in Very Good condition. Signed+Dedicated by Author. With colour photos and map of South Georgia. With pp189 and index. South Georgia is remote, inhospitable, beautiful and the burial place of Antarctica's hero, Shackleton, inspiration for Stephen Venables' odyssey. Over December 1989 and January 1990 he and four friends were able to travel south with "Endurance", the Antarctic survey and supply vessel reprieved from the scrapyard by its Falklands war service. Ostensibly it was a climbing expedition, but in South Georgia they discovered a world of primeval wonder in which th... View more info