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Journal of a voyage to the South Seas in the "Japan", employed in the sperm whale fishery under the command of Capt. John May / by Robert Jarman ; edited with an introduction, notes, chronology and index by Robert M. Warneke
Bib ID 4632234
Format BookBook
Author
Jarman, Robert
 
Edition New ed. 
Description Ivanhoe, Vic. : Edition Renard, 2009 
vi, 317 p., [1] plate : port. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9781920738143
Summary

annotation pending.

Notes

"First published at Beccles and London in 1838 ... and faithfully reprinted from the original".

Includes index.

The edition comprises 215 copies. 15 copies lettered A to Q are for presentation, legal deposit, and other purposes. Copies numbered 101 to 200 are bound in full linen with title labels on spine & front board & top edge dyed. Copies numbered 31 to 100 are bound in quarter grey goatskin with moire cloth sides and top edge dyed. Copies numbered 1 to 30 are bound in full grey goatskin with all edges dyed and housed in cloth slipcase.

Library's SR copy is the special edition, copy no. 11/30 with original order form and publisher's blurb enclosed; N copy (legal deposit) is no. "N".

Bibliography: p. 297-304.

Subjects May, John.  |  Japan (Ship)  |  Whaling -- South Pacific Ocean.  |  Indigenous peoples - Pacific.  |  Economic sectors - Whaling.  |  Weapons - Spears.  |  Weapons - Boomerangs.  |  Oceania.  |  Sydney (NSW SI56-05)
Other authors/contributors Warneke, R. M. (Robert M.)  |  Parramatta and District Historical Society
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