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d'Erco, Riccardo; [Broca, Paul]; [Coste, Jacques Marie Cyprien Victor]
SCARCE, COMPLETE COLLECTION OF 19TH CENTURY WORKS ON THE CULTIVATION OF OYSTERS
Trieste: Coen; Herrmanstorfer, 1862; 1863; 1864; 1863. Sulla coltura delle ostriche e sulle asterie o stelle di mare. [Opuscolo secondo; Opuscolo terzo] [Bound with:] Sulla fecondazione artifiziale dei pesci.Extremely scarce, complete collection of d'Erco's works on the cultivation of oysters, and fish fertilizing and farming.Riccardo d'Erco's work is an early description of oysters and their farming. Published in three, richly illustrated volumes, it summarises his extensive research on the subject, describing the various methods and equipment used around Europe and the United States. The first book comprises two parts. In its first part, d'Erco presents the fishing of oysters in Dalmatia, Trieste, and the Venetian coast. The second part is his translation of Tiberius Cornelis Winkler's (1822-1897) scarce, 1861 publication Over de oester fokkerij [...] (Leyden, 1861.) that gives insight to oyster breeding in France, Denmark as well as in the United States. The second book, entirely dedicated to the cultivation of green oysters, is a translation from Jacques Marie Cyprien Victor Coste's (1807-1873) work, Voyage d'exploration sur le littoral de la France et de l'Italie (Paris, 1861). The third book, which consists of three parts, begins with d'Erco's account on the observations of his 1863 study trip to France and Belgium, commissioned by Friedrich Moritz von Burger (1804-1873). Subsequently, it includes the translation of two brochures by Dr. Eugène Kemmerer (1815-1900) that give a detailed description of oyster farming in France. Its last part is an elaborate study on the … [Click Below for Full Description]
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