The Freshwater Aquarium and Its Inhabitants: A Guide for the Amateur Aquarist

By Eggeling, Otto and Ehrenberg, Frederick

SKU# 18037

$ 42.00

Pp. v, (2), 352, (4, ads); 128 text-figures (black-and-white photos, halftones and line drawings).  Publisher’s original forest green cloth, spine is lettered in gilt and has elaborate gilt floral decorations and a gilt fish, front cover is blind-stamped with the author, title and series names, top page edge is gilt, 8vo.  This is the rare first edition – it is not a reprint.  The work contains seven chapters on: The Aquarium; Aquarium Plants; The Inhabitants of the Aquarium; The Feeding of the Inmates of the Aquarium; Fish Hatching in the Aquarium; Fish Maladies; and Implements for the Care and Keeping of the Aquarium.  From the series: “American Nature Series, Group IV, Working with Nature.”  Signature of E. S. Shepherd, Washington, 1909 across the title page.  No other ownership marks and almost no signs of use.

Publisher Henry Holt
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1908
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Light wear to the head and foot of the spine, front and rear inner joints have been repaired; a bright and clean copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition