Author:Fry, W. H. [Editor and Translator.]

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A COMPLETE TREATISE ON ARTIFICIAL FISH BREEDING.

By: Fry, W. H. [Editor and Translator.].

Price: $85.50

Publisher: New York: D. Appleton and Company. ix + 188 p. + 4 p. Ads. 1854.: 1854

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: yCOmo95F68

Condition: Good


12mo. Illus. with engravings. 1st. Ed.- [Cat. 66-307.] -Two French fishermen rediscovered the ancient German techniques for rearing fish in the 1830's; the French made a series of reports in 1849. This is a translation of the entire works of M. Coste, M. Godenier, M. Milne-Edwards, M. Haxo, plus several papers on salmon breeding published in BELL'S LIFE IN LONDON. The first book published in the U.S. on fish breeding. In original purple blind-stamped cloth. Small chip [1/4"] at top of spine; cloth cracked & glued at spine edge; binding tight & complete; Very Good internally; Good external... View more info