The Harvest of the Sea: A Contribution to the Natural and Economic History of the British Food Fishes

By Bertram, James G.

SKU# 17760

$ 40.00

Pp. xv, 519; frontispiece woodcut plate of Wick Harbor; 50 text-figures (all from woodcuts).  Publisher’s original forest green cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and with three panel lines at the head and foot of the spine, lg 8vo.  The chapters cover the following topics: fish life and growth, fish commerce, fish culture, anglers' fishes, natural and economic history of the salmon, natural and economic history of the Herring, white-fish fisheries, natural and economic history of the oyster, our shell-fish fisheries and the fisher folk.  No ownership marks and only a few signs of use.

Publisher D. Appleton and Co.
Publisher Place New York
Date Published 1866
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Light edge wear to outer joints, small corner (1 inch square) missing from the bottom outer corner of the front free endpaper; overall, a tight, bright and clean copy in near fine condition.
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