The Harvest of the Sea : A Contribution to the Natural and Economic History of the British Food Fishes

Bertram, James G.

Published by D. Appleton & Co., New York, New York, 1866
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Title: The Harvest of the Sea : A Contribution to ...

Publisher: D. Appleton & Co., New York, New York

Publication Date: 1866

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Edition: First American Edition


xv, 519 pages; illustrations; appendix, index; green cloth binding with gilt lettering and design. Some repair to the spine and with new endpapers. James Bertram (1824-1892) was a marine economist and newspaper editor from Scotland. Among the chapters are: fish life and growth; fish commerce; fish culture; anglers' fishes; natural and economic history of the salmon; natural and economic history of the Herring; white-fish fisheries; natural and economic history of the oyster; our shell-fish fisheries; the fisher folk; concluding remarks; with appendix. He was one of the pioneers of cheap newspapers in Scotland. Very good clean copy. Bookseller Inventory # 13945

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