Jinyu (Goldfish)

By Buo, Yi Yuan and Wu, Hui Sheng

SKU# 17889

$ 40.00

Pp. 187; 8 full page color drawings of goldfish, 150+ fine color photos of Chinese goldfish varieties, numerous other illustrations.  Original color pictorial laminated boards (hardcover), in original color pictorial card slipcase, 4to.  This volume presents the various goldfish varieties including the Phoenix Egg Fish, the White Bubble Eye with red eyes and numerous other varieties of Bubble Eye Fish.  The volume covers numerous healthcare topics from diseases to the making of aquaria. There is also a section on the discussion of Daphnia head and tail types.  At the end of book is a table of the names of Chinese goldfish by “family.”  There are a total of 250 types of color variations listed, along with the dates of appearance.  The text is mostly in Chinese but all of the variety names of Chinese goldfish are presented in English.  Though “published” in China, this volume was printed in Hong Kong with excellent color separation.  No ownership marks and no signs of use.

Publisher Tianjin Science and Technology Publishing
Publisher Place Tianjin City
Date Published 1987
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Fine
Condition Description A fine (new) copy in a near fine card slipcase.
ISBN 962-14-0309-X
Limited Edition