Polar Books Catalogue

  • Sections : Antarctic; Arctic; Miscellaneous; Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society; Maps; Miscellaneous; Mountaineering; General Polar; Scott; Other travel; Whaling;

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    Reference 2129 (524)
    Category Whaling;
    Author Gilkerson, William
    Publishing Information San Fransico: Troubader Press, 1975. 0912300531
    Description 1st Edition; Introduction by Karl Kortum. 120pp, illustrated with b/w photographs throughout. SIGNED by author on fep. Cream cloth covers with blind stamped depiction of a piece of scrimshaw on the front cover and gilt titling to spine in pictorial dustjacket. "The nautical ivory worker and his art of scrimshaw, historical and contemporary". Contents: The old and new scrimshaw. An endangered species and an endangered art form. A photographic portfolio of scrimshaw including whalers, ship portraits, crafted artifacts, fantasy and imagery, pirates, tools and techniques, acknowledgements, bibliography, Index. Shelfware, contents clean. Very Good/Good
    Price £75.00
    Keywords qpolarq, whale, whaling, ivory S1-Wha
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