Physical description

Navy blue cover with gilded title. viii, 216 p., [30] p. of plates : ill., 2 maps, ports. Bibliography: p. 208-210.

Publication type



An account of the Volum family, largely Peterhead in Scotland, where they were involved with whaling, but also in Geelong Australia, Ceylon, England and Peru. It has fourteen appendices on a variety of topics plus forty-one illustrations.