A History Of Fishes Of The British Isles
re issue Edn,
George Bell and Sons
4 Vols, VII 245 + IV 265 + IV 208 + IV 439 pages, small 4to., adverts to each volume, dated 1879, 252 fine hand tinted colour plates, 1 page and 1 plate with closed tear professionally repaired and outer margin rubbed to frontis of Volume IV, the plates are free of foxing and in bright condition. Bound in 1/2 dark blue morroco, raised bands, gilt fish motifs to spine compartments. "This valuable work of the distinguished naturalist contains much information respecting the fisheries and more especially those of Cornwall and Devon" Heckscher 523.