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The Arctic whalers.

Basil Lubbock

The Arctic whalers.

by Basil Lubbock

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Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson in Glasgow .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL22374268M
ISBN 10085174107X
OCLC/WorldCa14582786

Ancestors in the Arctic is a remarkable collection of photographs from the McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum, and tells the story of Dundee whaling and the men who sailed the frozen Arctic . The book has been written after examining the most famous and exclusive collection of whaling logs and manuscripts. A detailed history of the whale trade as it was practiced in the northern seas. Lubbock had access to not only the whaling manuscripts of Mr. J. E. S. Suddaby, but also the incredible image collection of Mr. James G. Sleight--many of which were reproduced here for the first Edition: First Edition.

The caption for this photo found in historian Kenn Harper’s new book on Arctic whaling reads: “Scottish whalers sometimes referred to the Inuit of Baffin Island as the West Coast Natives. This group was photographed on a whaling ship in the early s.” (PHOTO COURTESY OF KENN HARPER). "A Voyage to the Arctic in the Whaler Aurora" by David Moore Lindsay. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books Brand: Good Press.

British whaling ships from Tyneside in the north-east of England made trips to the edge of the Arctic ice between and Their log books contained detailed records of perilous journeys, whales caught, and the tons of blubber and barrels of oil they brought home. Fairhaven: Edward J. Lefkowicz, 12 color plates by William Gilkerson, text Illus. viii, 48pp. Oblong elephant folio, publisher's 1/2 blue leather with blue cloth. Fairhaven: Edward J. Lefkowicz, Limited First Edition. Fine Laid in loose, without the separate portfolio cloth binding, are an additional 12 color lithographed plates which are duplicates of the plates in the book by.


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Some shelf/edge/corner wear to covers/book. Shipped with Delivery Confirmation. Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these by: Yankee whalers are contending with icebergs, storms, rogue whales, sharks, hostile natives, and disease.

Many whalers give up the life—but some carry on the vocation. One such man is a captain from Connecticut, Thomas William Williams/5(9). This is the true story of how one small band of men rescued the trapped whalers from eight ships frozen fast in the Arctic Circle.

It took a journey of almost 2, miles by foot and sled, The Arctic whalers. book native guides, hundreds of reindeer, a letter from the President, a missionary, the heir to a prominent condiment company, and the tenacious will of all /5.

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The presentation started with paintings of Arctic whaleships from the splendid collection of the Hull Maritime Museum, showing whaling ships at work in Arctic ice. This collection is well represented in the book ‘The Hull Whaling Trade’, by Arthur Credland, a former director of the Museum, which is listed in ‘Further reading’ below, and available from the Museum.

1. Arctic Dreams. Barry Lopez’s National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece. Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo natives and intrepid explorers who.

Kivalina whalers bring home beluga bounty. May 14th am By Shady Grove Oliver. Crew went to hunt near Point Hope. Local Headlines. The Arctic Sounder - Serving the Northwest Arctic and the North Slope - A publication of Anchorage Daily News, Alaska's rural news leader.

33 rows  The seven whalers that escaped (the vessels Europa, Arctic, Progress, Lagoda, Daniel. IAN MCGUIRE’S novel The North Water follows Sumner, an opium-addicted physician who signs on to the crew of the whale ship Volunteer in.

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Answering the call, three officers from the early U.S. Coast Guard and two missionaries volunteered to travel over 1, miles through the Arctic winter to reach the shipwrecked whalers.

The rescuers' perilous four-month journey, through mountainous territory and barren sub-zero landscapes never before traversed, was fraught with blizzards /5(45).

In their last decades the whalers were traders as much as whalers, and afterwhen the Hudson’s Bay Company built its first Baffin Island post at Lake Harbour and began its sweep into the Arctic territories in pursuit of white-fox furs, the traders in many ways took the whalers’ place, inheriting the customs and systems developed in.

British Arctic whaling logbooks and journals: a provisional listing - Volume 44 Issue 4 - Sidney Brown, Arthur Credland, Ann Savours, Bernard Stonehouse Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users Cited by: 3.

His first book for boys, Peter the Whaler, was published inand had such success that he retired from business and devoted himself entirely to the production of this kind of literature, in whi His first book, The Circassian Chief, appeared in /5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lubbock, Basil, Arctic whalers. Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson [] (OCoLC) Online version. Book Description This is the third and final volume in the set of William Scoresby's journals.

It contains the unpublished accounts of his three voyagesand During the years of the voyages in this volume Scoresby's life changed profoundly. The Whaler transcended my expectations leaps and bounds. I picked it up to lighten my heavy current-read but ended up quitting the latter and gulping this one instead.

This book left me with a feeling that I couldn't quite put my finger on, a potent cocktail of emotions/5. The life of a whale hunter in the Arctic waters taken from numerous whaling logs and manuscripts.

Glacier Books are experienced and professional booksellers. We take pride in offering carefully ."A gem of a book Eber has succeeded well in elucidating the interaction between Eastern Arctic Inuit and the American and Scottish whalemen who came to Cumberland Sound, Hudson Strait, and Hudson Bay in the century before the last whaler left in /5(2).The author tells a story drawn from oral memories, a story which will soon disappear with the last Inuit generation to have seen the whalers.

Illuminated by a remarkable collection of drawings, photographs, and illustrations, many in full colour, tales are told of when the whalers first appeared on the north-east coast of Baffin Island, how they set up land stations in the whale-rich waters of.