Whales' Bones of the British Isles - Nicholas RedmanNicholas Redman, 2004, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
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This book is a comprehensive and unique record of the decorative and practical ways in which whales' bones have been used in the British Isles, ranging from chopping blocks, inn-signs and roof supports, to the more familiar jawbone arches. It is the result of original research undertaken over the last 30 years. Over 650 locations are listed, from the Channel Islands to Shetland, and from East Anglia to the west coast of Ireland. 417pp. Index. Size: 4to Crown (9¾" x 7½")
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