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Marjo | 19 comments This book is listed as hardcover, while it's actually spiral-bound. Page-count (98), publication year (2004) and description appear to be missing.

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* Title: The Sperm Whale Engineering Manual, Or, Building a Big Whale Skeleton
* Author name: Lee Post
* ISBN-10:  0974713945
* ISBN-13:  978-0974713946
* Publisher: Lee Post
* Publication date: 2004 (last revised in 2015)
* Format: Printed Book (spiral-bound)
* Description: It's not like everyone is going to run out and collect a sperm whale, but if you were going to, or if you have a large whale to articulate, this is a printed manual that documents the engineering used to assemble such a big animal. It is based on the engineering done to assemble and suspend a 41-foot sperm whale in the Homer High School (Homer, Alaska) as a collaborative project between the Pratt Museum and the Homer High. Included are student illustrations of the bones and copies of the finest illustrations of sperm whale bones ever done. It now has details of several gray whales I have done since this sperm whale.
* Page count: 98
* Link: (scroll down to volume 2; missing cover image can also be found here)

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