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Published by The Century co. in New York, London .
Written in English


  • Whaling.

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Edition Notes

Maps on lining-papers.

Statementby F. V. Morley and J. S. Hodgson; photographs by the authors.
ContributionsHodgson, J. S., joint author.
LC ClassificationsSH381 .M6
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 235 p.
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6693928M
LC Control Number26018297

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