The Whalebone Whales of the Western North Atlantic, compared with those occurring in European waters, with some observations on the species of the North Pacific
By True, Frederick W.
Pp. vii, 332, 50 full page photo-plates, 97 text-figures. Contemporary one-quarter red cloth, gilt-lettered on the spine, over richly marbled boards with marbled endpapers, decorated page edges, sm folio. As well as being a thorough natural history of whalebone whales, this work contains chapters on the history of whaling, whaling bibliography and an update to the classification of Pacific whales since that of Cope and Scammon.
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