British and Irish Salmonidae

DAY , Francis. British and Irish Salmonidae.

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DAY , Francis British and Irish Salmonidae. Williams and Norgate, 1887.

Royal 8vo. Original green cloth, covers with multiple fillet borders in blind, spine gilt, black endpapers; viii + pp. 298, with 9 chromolithographed plates by F. Woolward after Day, 3 uncoloured lithographed anatomical plates, and wood-engraved illustrations; a little bumping to corners, mostly uncut, top edges a little dusty, very good.
First edition. Fitzgerald Hampton, Modern Angling Bibliography: "An exhaustive treatise on the Salmonidae of the British Islands, equally valuable to the Angler, the Fish Culturist, and the Scientific Icthyologist." Wood describes Day as: "A well-known, trained expert."
Fitzgerald Hampton p. 31; Wood p. 313.

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