The Goldfish and its Systematic Culture with a View to Profit

By Mulertt, Hugo

SKU# 17933

$ 145.00

Pp. viii, 3-108; color frontispiece of the Japanese Fantail Goldfish, 19 text-figures (woodcuts).  Later blue cloth with the spine lettered in gilt, 8vo.  A practical treatise on the fish, its propagation, enemies, diseases, and care of the fish in captivity, together with hints on the construction of aquaria and ponds.  This is the very scarce first edition privately published by the author.  The blue cloth binding is not the original publisher’s binding.  No ownership marks and few signs of use.

Publisher Privately published by the author
Publisher Place Cincinnati, OH
Date Published 1883
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description A few wrinkles to the frontispiece color plate, light foxing to the frontispiece tissue guard and a small piece is missing from that tissue guard; the entire text and woodcuts are bright and clean; a tight and clean copy in near fine condition.
Limited Edition