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The Resource 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

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

Label
Journal of a voyage to the South Seas in the "Japan", employed in the sperm whale fishery under the command of Capt. John May
Title
Journal of a voyage to the South Seas in the "Japan", employed in the sperm whale fishery under the command of Capt. John May
Statement of responsibility
by Robert Jarman ; edited with an introduction, notes, chronology and index by Robert M. Warneke
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
annotation pending
Cataloging source
ANL
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Jarman, Robert
Dewey number
910.91648
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Warneke, R. M.
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  • Jarman, Robert
  • May, John
  • Japan (Ship)
  • Whaling
  • Voyages and travels
  • Oceania
Label
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First published at Beccles and London in 1838 ... and faithfully reprinted from the original"
  • Originally published by R. B. Jarman, Beccles and by Longman and Co. and Charles Tilt, London in 1838
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 297-304
Contents
Ch. VIII : p. 144 : Aboriginal inhabitants of Sydney covered with rags and dirt; begging and fishing for subsistence; p. 145 Aborigines given boat by governor for fishing; description of four point fishing spears; use of boats for sleeping in; Aboriginal women dressed in tattered blankets; infants carried bags on their backs; p. 146 Ability of Aborigines to speak English as fluently as their native language; Aborigines left to settle their own disputes which do not involve Europeans; Weapons carried by Aboriginal men include clubs, fish spears and boomerangs; p. 147-148 : explanation of flight of boomerang; p. 148 : alcohol induced violence amongst Aboriginal people
Control code
000044434900
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
x, vi, 317 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9781920738143
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)421787714
Label
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
Publication
Note
  • "First published at Beccles and London in 1838 ... and faithfully reprinted from the original"
  • Originally published by R. B. Jarman, Beccles and by Longman and Co. and Charles Tilt, London in 1838
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography : p. 297-304
Contents
Ch. VIII : p. 144 : Aboriginal inhabitants of Sydney covered with rags and dirt; begging and fishing for subsistence; p. 145 Aborigines given boat by governor for fishing; description of four point fishing spears; use of boats for sleeping in; Aboriginal women dressed in tattered blankets; infants carried bags on their backs; p. 146 Ability of Aborigines to speak English as fluently as their native language; Aborigines left to settle their own disputes which do not involve Europeans; Weapons carried by Aboriginal men include clubs, fish spears and boomerangs; p. 147-148 : explanation of flight of boomerang; p. 148 : alcohol induced violence amongst Aboriginal people
Control code
000044434900
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
New ed.
Extent
x, vi, 317 p.
Governing access note
Not for Inter Library Loan
Isbn
9781920738143
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)421787714

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