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    Reference 2836 (1300)
    Category Whaling;
    Author Smith, Charles Edward (Edited by his Son, Charles Edward Smith Harris)
    Title FROM THE DEEP OF THE SEA: THE DIARY OF CHARLES EDWARD SMITH, SURGEON OF THE WHALE-SHIP DIANA OF HULL.
    Publishing Information Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1977. 0904505294
    Description Facsmile reprint of the A. & C. Black 1922 edition, the folding map is a non-folding frontispiece in this edition; xii, 288 pages, illustrated, 16 pages of b/w illustrations, 2 maps. Black cloth covers with gilt titling to spine. Shelfware, appears unread. Contents clean. Interesting account of the ill-fated journey of the whale ship "Diana" during the mid-nineteenth century. The author's log of a fourteen-month whaling voyage to the North Sea and the Davis Strait, which resulted in the Diana - the first whaling steamer in Hull - becoming stranded in ice for several months. Not all survived the ordeal, but she did sail back home.
    Price £35.00
    Keywords qpolarq, arctic, polarbook, polar, whaling S1-Wha
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