Agriculture - Black cloth covered boards with faded gilt lettering on spine and small residue of paper sticker on lower spine edge. Boards show shelf wear and rubbing with bumped corners. Interior is discolored from age but is tight and clean with numerous illustrations. Page edges show slight soil. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Bulletin of the United States Fish ...
Publisher: Government Printing Office
Publication Date: 1894
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Washington: Government Printing Office, . First edition., 1894. Pp. vii, 461; 41 full page plates (black-and-white photos, 1 color lithograph of pearls, many line-drawings). Publisher's original dark brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt, front and rear covers with blind-stamped border lines, 4to. This is Bulletin of the United States Fish Commission, volume XIII, for 1893. There are 47 separate papers by such notable researchers as A. N. Cheney, Bashford Dean, Barton Evermann, George Brown Goode, F. W. Herrick, George Frederick Kunz, Hugh Smith, and J. T. Wilkins. Most papers are on fishes and fisheries though one paper is on pearls and pearl culture. Name stamp of Oliver D. Schock of Hamburg, PA on the front blank endpaper. No other ownership marks and no signs of use. The gilt on the spine is dull making the title difficult to read; a bright, tight and clean copy in new fine condition. Seller Inventory # 7891