The Freshwater Aquarium and Its Inhabitants: A Guide for the Amateur Aquarist
By Eggeling, Otto and Ehrenberg, Frederick
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 Place||New York|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|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.|