Title North to Matsumae: Australian Whalers to Japan
Book Condition Near Fine
Publisher Crawley, Western Australia University of Western Australia Press 2008
098029651X / 9780980296518
Seller ID 005691
208 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. Colour plates; notes; bibliography; index. "Shipwreck, mutiny, massacre and imprisonment. The early 19th-century was the zenith of the international whaling industry as ships from the United States, Britain and Australia all plied their bloody trade off the coast of Japan."