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

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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.

SKU# 17625

$ 285.00

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.

Publisher Bernard Quaritch
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1883
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
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.
ISBN
Limited Edition