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Author: BETRAM James G.

Title: The Harvest Of The Sea, A Contribution To The Natural And Economic History Of The British Food Fishes

Price: £85.00

Year: 1865

Edition: 1st Edn,

Publisher: John Murray

Summary: XV 519 pages, woodcut frontis + text woodcut illus, bookplate of Jeffrey Norton, a small circular plate for D.C.M. to front paste down, bound in full dark green morroco, C1880's, all edges gilt, spine in 6 compartments with title and ornate gilt frames tooling, inner gilt ruled decorative borders, bound by "Holloway", although a guide to sea fishing and fish, there are sections on fresh water fishing, trout and salmon culture, a 46 page chapter on anglers fishes covering value, tackle etc, also a chapter on the national and economic history of the salmon. An excellent insight into the Victorian fishing industry and its history.

Ref: 18505

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