The natural history of the sperm whale : its anatomy and physiology, food, spermaceti, ambergris, rise and progress of the fishery, chase and capture, "cutting in" and "trying out", description of the ships, boats, men, and instruments used in the attack : with an account of its favourite places of resort : to which is added a sketch of a south-sea whaling voyage : embracing a description of the extent, as well as the adventures and accidents that occurred during the voyage in which the author was personally engaged / by Thomas Beale, Surgeon.
|Main Author:||Beale, Thomas.|
London : John van Voorst, 1839.
393 p.,  leaves of plates :
front., ill. ;
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