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003whl: 1877 California Whaling. Whaling station off the California coast near Monterey. Harper's front page. 11x16 in. $60

005whl: 1885 Whaling off Long Island. Attractive hand colored engraving shows whaling crew processing their catch on the beach. Harper's. 10-1/2x8 in. $40

006whl: 1875 Capture of Whales. Whales driven into shallow water on the coast of Shetland. Antique hand colored engraving from Harper's, including descriptive text. 16x11 in. $50

007whl: 1892 Whaling on the California Coast. Hand colored antique litho print shows whalers stripping the blubber from their catch. Scarce 1892 print, from London Illustrated. 11x16 in. $60

020whl: 1885 Humpback Whale Engraving. Nice old hand colored view of the whales blowing and breaching. 12-1/2x9 inches, including text and margins. $30

024whl: 1885 Orca Gladiator print. Hand colored antique engraving of the Grampus, or Killer Whale. Includes interesting text. 9x12-1/2 in. $30

027whl: 1885 Rorqual Whale print. Hand colored engraving of the whale and her calf. Includes text. 9x12-1/2 in. $30


"A View of the Whale-Fishery, and the manner of Killing-Bears near and on the Coast of Greenland." 1780 Hand colored, copper engraving. Showing several ships and about a dozen longboats with men harpooning whales. On shore, a small group of hunters are attacking a Polar Bear and others are shooting at bears from a boat.
7 1/2 x 11 in. $150

C.1900 Huge Whale Chromolithograph -- This is the largest whale print ever. Martingers Wandtafeln Zoologie: T. XXXII (Fig. 65) Wien. With margins, image measures:
38-1/2 x 27-1/2 in. $900
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200whl: 1876 Whaling Fleet Stuck in Arctic Ice. Hand colored engraving from the November, 1876 edition of Harper's Weekly, titled "Arctic Perils, The Recent Disaster to the Whaling Fleet". Contains three scenes, each with its own caption: the fleet enclosed in the ice pack, the camp on a grounded iceberg, and escape of the bark "Florence".  11x16 in. $50



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