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The life and death of whales

Burton, Robert

The life and death of whales

by Burton, Robert

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Published by Universe Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Whales,
  • Whaling

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Burton.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination185 p., [4] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23255318M
    ISBN 100876633416
    OCLC/WorldCa5892545

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates: illustrations ; 21 cm. Contents: Whales defined and described --The study of whales --Life at sea --Submarine senses --Sieving shrimps and catching squid --Behavior: routine and incredible --Birth and death --The foundations of whaling --The development of an industry --The sperm.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Burton, Robert, Life and death of whales. New York: Universe Books, (OCoLC) Document Type. Life, death and whales.

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