Whaling Around Australia 1963, First Edition Very Good / Very Good


Australia's first industry was also its most hazardous way of earning a living.....in flimsy boats they pursued their dangerous trade with such zest that the whales were driven away from the coastline.....Max Colwell tells the whole sorry story, giving an insight into what was once a vital part of early Australian life. Book clean, tight & fresh with no owner inscriptions and no foxing. Pictorial clipped dust jacket vg with crease to rear & inside flap & minor edge-wear. The dust jacket illustration is the *Method of attacking Spermaceti, also the mode of cutting them into the ship'*. 168 pp plus bibliography & index. Protected by mylar sleeve.

Author: Colwell, Max
Published: 1969 Rigby Adelaide, Australia
Edition: First edition
Binding: Hardcover
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Book Condition: Very Good

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