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FISHING IN AMERICAN WATERS, WITH ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY ILLUSTRATIONS by GENIO C. SCOTT - 1st Edition - 1869 - from Antique Books Den (SKU: 001480)

FISHING IN AMERICAN WATERS, WITH ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY ILLUSTRATIONS

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FISHING IN AMERICAN WATERS, WITH ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY ILLUSTRATIONS

by GENIO C. SCOTT

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NEW YORK: HARPER & BROTHERS, 1869 WONDERFUL PIECE OF HISTORY ON FISHING IN THE UNITED STATES. FIVE PARTS WITH A NICE APPENDIX. 170 ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT (VERY NICE ARTWORK). NICE GREEN COVER WITH A GOLD DESIGNED FISH ON FRONT. GOLD PRINT SPINE WITH RODS AND NET DESIGN. OUTSIDE COVER IS WORN, NICK OUT OF SPINE IN MIDDLE, WEAR AROUND THE EDGES. INSIDE IS TIGHT AND CLEAN WITH NO MARKINGS. VERY DETAILED PARTS AND SECTIONS. PART I IS COAST AND ESTUARY FISHING WITH ROD AND LINE, II IS FRESH WATER FISHING WITH FLY AND BAIT, III COMMERCIAL FISHERIES, IV ANCIENT AND MODERN FISH CULTURE, V A GLIMPSE OF ICHTHYOLOGY. TERRIFIC BOOK FOR THE LOVER OF FISHING AND FISH. Ichthyology (from Greek: ἰχθύς, ikhthys, "fish"; and λόγος, logos, "study"), also known as fish science, is the branch of zoology devoted to the study of fish. This includes bony fish (Osteichthyes), cartilaginous fish (Chondrichthyes), and jawless fish (Agnatha). While a large number of species have been discovered, around 250 new species are officially described each year. According to FishBase, 33,400 species of fish had been described as of October 2016. ANTIQUE BOOKS DEN, WHERE INTERESTING BOOKS LIVE.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
001480
Title
FISHING IN AMERICAN WATERS, WITH ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY ILLUSTRATIONS
Author
GENIO C. SCOTT
Illustrator
Illustrated
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fair
Quantity-available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
HARPER & BROTHERS
Place of Publication
NEW YORK
Date Published
1869
Keywords
FISHING, ICHTHYOLOGY, FISH
Bookseller catalogs
History; Art; Travel and Exploration;
Size
8vo - over 7� - 9�" tall

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