Prose Halieutics or Ancient and Modern Fish Tattle. C. David BADHAM.

Prose Halieutics or Ancient and Modern Fish Tattle.

London. John W. Parker and Son. 1854. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 20cm, first edition, xii,552p., index, in the original blind decorated dark green cloth, gilt spine titles, wanting the front free fly else very good to fine copy. W&S p20, Heckscher 108. A fascinating item on the history of fish of all types, fish markets, tackle, cookery etc. gleaned from many sources such as Apicius, Pliny, and Galen as well as many modern writers. No lover of fishing or the eating of fish should be without this remarkably informative volume. Item #36456

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