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Whales and modern whaling by James Travis Jenkins

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Published by H.F. & G. Witherby in London .
Written in English


  • Whales,
  • Whaling

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 227-229

Statementby James Travis Jenkins
The Physical Object
Pagination239 p.
Number of Pages239
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16321628M
LC Control Number33000143

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