Irish Whales and Whaling.

Fairley, James:

Published by Belfast: Blackstaff Press Ltd., 1981, 1981
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Owl Books (County Leitrim, Ireland)

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First edition. xi, 218 pp. With 46 figures, 6 portraits & 46 b/w photographic illustrations. This books gives a detailed account of all species of whale found in Irish waters - from the common porpoise to the mighty blue whale. It also chronicles the history of whaling off Ireland from Viking times, including the hunting of right and fin whales in Donegal Bay in the 1700's and operations off the Mayo coast at the beginning of the twentieth century in which nearly 900 of the great whales were killed. Also includes an account of whales in Irish archaeology and folklore. Signed by author on title page. Pale blue eps. Cream hard paper boards with black lettering on spine. Overall condition Fine, in Fine pale blue dust wrapper, Map of Blacksod Bay, Co. Mayo covering entire dust wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 1948

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Title: Irish Whales and Whaling.

Publisher: Belfast: Blackstaff Press Ltd., 1981

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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