Shark Research Institute – 2019 Winter Auction II
Auction Ends: Dec 13, 2019 10:00 PM EST

Books

Trying Leviathan: The 19th Century Court Case that Put the Whale on Trial...

Item Number
18
Estimated Value
$22 USD
Opening Bid
$7 USD

Item Description

Book: Trying Leviathan: The Nineteeth-Century New York Court Case That Put the Whale on Trial and Challenged the Order of Nature by D. Graham Burnett

New Hardcover

Value: $22   S&H $3.99 added to winning bid (ships media mail)

This book recounts the collision of science and law in a New York courtroom in 1818. It is full of fascinating characters, from learned taxomists and sea-leathered whalers to businessmen and citizens.

Item Special Note

S&H $3.99 added to winning bid