Goldfish Breeds and other Aquarium Fishes: Their Care and Propagation. A Guide to Freshwater and Marine Aquaria, their Fauna, Flora and Management

By Wolf, Herman T.

SKU# 18073

$ 150.00

Pp. 385; color frontispiece of goldfish, 240 text-figures (line-drawings of goldfish, aquatic plants and other aquarium life – mostly from woodcuts).  Publisher’s original dark green ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt on the front cover, and with original printed paper label on the spine, sm 4to.  This is the rare first edition of this classic early aquarium book.  The volume includes coverage of both aquariums and terrariums.  No ownership marks and few signs of use.  Scarce.

Publisher Innes and Sons
Publisher Place Philadelphia
Date Published 1908
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Very good
Condition Description Paper spine label is rubbed with some loss to paper, cracks to inner joints professionally repaired, some edge wear to cloth; a tight and clean copy in very good condition.
Limited Edition