Fish and Fishing in the Lone Glens of Scotland. With a History of the Propagation, Growth and Metamorphosis of the Salmon. By Dr. Knox. KNOX, Robert.

Fish and Fishing in the Lone Glens of Scotland. With a History of the Propagation, Growth and Metamorphosis of the Salmon. By Dr. Knox.

London & New York. G. Routledge & Co. 1854. 1st Edition. Soft cover. 12mo, 19cm, first edition, [ii],144p., engraved title page vignette, text and half page engraved illustrations, original pictorial with the original pictorial colour lithographed wrappers bound in, in quarter calf backed dark green boards, gilt spine title, upper hinge retored, board edges rubbed, near fine copy (gar). ~ Prominent Scottish anatomist and physician, Robert Knox (1793 1862) describes his fishing experiences in Scotland. Rivers described: Esk, Leith, Tyne, Isla, Ayr, Nith, Annan and the Tweed and tributaries. Also an ethnologist, Dr. Knox's best known work was "The Races of Man" (1850). Interestingly this book on fishing was a more popular seller! Item #38181

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