Memorials of the Sea. My Father: Being Records of the Adventurous Life of the Late William Scoresby, Esq. of Whitby. By His Son The Rev. Wiliam Scoresby, D.D.

Whitby: Caedmon, 1978. Octavo, original cloth boards, dustjacket, frontis portrait plate, pp viii, 232. Small previous owner's bookplate, near-fine condition in near-fine dustjacket, protected. Uncommon.

Facsimile reprint, first published in 1851.The author was himself a well-known English Arctic explorer, scientist and clergyman. A biography of his father, who he accompanied on the whaling ship Resolution: the book describes whaling in the Arctic. Item #96298

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