American Fishes: A Popular Treatise upon the Game and Food Fishes of North America with especial reference to habits and methods of capture

By Goode, G. Brown

SKU# 17921

$ 40.00

Pp. xv, (1), 496; chromolithograph frontispiece of a rainbow trout, numerous text-figures of fishes (halftones).  Publisher’s original blue cloth, the spine is lettered is gilt and with a gilt fish at the base, the front cover has an attractive vignette of a Chinese junk (in gold) sailing in choppy waters (in silver) as well as the title and author in gilt, sm 4to.  The preface states: “This volume has been prepared for the use of the angler, the lover of nature and the general reader.”  Signature of E. L. Youmans on the front endpaper.  Second signature of ichthyologist Frank J. Schwartz on the half title page.

Publisher Standard Book Co.
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1888
Date Published Estimated No
Edition Second printing
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Good
Condition Description Some rubbing and wear at the head and foot of the spine, to the outer joints and to the outer corners, inner front hinge is cracked but has been repaired, the text pages and illustrations are bright and clean; a tight copy in good condition.
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