Marine Mammals of the North-Western Coast of North America described and illustrated together with an account of the American Whale-Fishery

By Scammon, Charles M.

SKU# 13699

$ 110.00

Pp. xlvi, 319, v, 27 full page black-and-white lithographs, numerous text-figures, large folding chart in pocket at rear (The Scammon Charts of the Whaling Lagoons of Baja California). Publisher’s green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with gilt scene of a seal on the front cover, 4to. Capt. Scammon surveyed the Northwest Coast for marine mammals especially whales. He is among the earliest to give full accounts of their habits. This is a quality facsimile reprint of this classic work that was first published in San Francisco in 1874. The work contains a long introductions to the work by Campbell Grant, John Cushing and Hugh Manessier (46 pages in total).

Publisher Manesseier Publishing Co.
Publisher Place Riverside, CA
Date Published 1969
Date Published Estimated No
Number of Volumes
Reprint Yes
Condition Near Fine
Condition Description A hint of foxing to the page edges only, a bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
Limited Edition