The Sperm Whale
Jerusalem, Israel, Israel Program for Scientific Translations. 1972, First English. (ISBN: 0706512626) Hard Cover with dust jacket, 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. "A critical discussion on systematics followed by detailed desciption of morphology, including thorough study of musculature that is not available elsewhere, theories of sound generation, patterns of distribution and migration, biology and behaviour, enemies and parasites studied in detail. Section on fishing gives historical data and current at time of publication." CONDITION Blue bds with crisp Gilt title (unworn apart from faintly buffed bottom cnrs) pp v 394 with 141 figural and photo illus, charts and large reference section. Original DJ has blind indent marks to front and very sl wear. Overweight. Near Fine/Near Fine.
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Keywords: Whales Nature Marine Life Animals, Botany, Natural History, Zoology|Humpback Sperm Whale Sea Whalers Whaling Whales Ecology Maritime Hunting Fishing Fish Wildlife Animals Zoology Arctic Antarctic Ocean Conservation Ecology Marine Biology Oceanography Sea