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On the growth of the salmon in freshwater. With six coloured illustrations of the fish of the natural size, exhibiting its character and exact appearance at various stages during the first two years.
London, John Van Voorst, 1839. - circa 30,5 x 44 cm. Titel, 3 pages with drawings in the text, 6 hand-coloured life-size engravings of salmon on 3 plates Newer hardcover with old leather label to front cover First edition with 6 beautiful hand-coloured life-size engravings. William Yarrell (1784 - 1856) was a famous zoologist and is today best known for his "History of British Fishes" (1836). - The engravings and the colouring are of an admirable quality. - Only the lower outer margin with some staining far from the images or text, otherwise clean, elegant newer binding using the old gilt leather label. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Thomas Rezek]
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