The Fisheries of the Adriatic and the Fish Thereof: A Report of the Austro-Hungarian Sea-fisheries, with a detailed description of the marine fauna of the Adriatic Gulf
By Faber, George L.
Pp. xxvi, 292; 24 engravings on stone from drawings by Leo Littrow, 18 woodcut illustrations after drawings by Leo Littrow. Later gray cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine, sm 4to (7.5 x 10.2 inches). The table of contents includes - I: Fauna (topography, tides, currents, temperature, haunts of fishes, etc.); II: Historical (trawlers, inland markets, Chioggiotti, etc.); III: Fishing Districts (seasons, Dalmatian Archipelago, produce); IV: Fishing Craft; V: Nets; VI: Line Fishing; VII: Various Modes of Fishing; VIII: Fish Markets; IX: Methods of Curing and Cooking; X: Statistics; Fauna of the Adriatic - Mammalia, Reptilia, Fishes, Invertebrates; Index to Systematic List of Fishes; Appendices: I - Alphabetical Index to Scientific Names, II- Index to English Names, III: Index to Italian Names, Croatian and Vulgar Names; IV – Reference to Adriatic Fauna. No ownership marks and few signs of use. Rare work.
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|Condition Description||Small chip from the top of one page of the table of contents; a tight, bright and clean copy in near fine condition.|