Of Whales and Men, by R. B. Robertson

Of Whales and Men, by R. B. Robertson

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Of Whales and Men is a description of a whaling expedition to Antarctica on board a Norwegian whaler, written by the attending head physician of the ship.

R. B. Robertson spent eight months during 1950/51 as senior medical officer with one of the largest Antarctic whaling expeditions of the season.

Of Whales and Men is his account of life aboard the ship and at the whaling station on the remote island of South Georgia, including profiles of the men who have chosen the harsh, lonely life of the whaler.

Robert Blackwood Robertson was born in Cairo in1913 to Scottish parents. He served as an Army doctor and lectured in psychiatry.

Published by The Reprint Society in 1958.

The book is in good condition with dust jacket and the binding is intact.