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Oppian's Halieuticks of the Nature of Fishes and Fishing of the Ancients in V. Books. Translated from the Greek, with an Account of Oppian's Life and Writings, and a Catalogue of his Fishes
Oxford: Printed at the Theater, 1722. First edition thus. 8vo. (viii), 13, (3), 232, (8) pp. Contemporary maroon full morocco sometime rebacked preserving most of the spine, spine with raised bands, gilt lettered label and decoration to the other panels, ornate gilt tooled boarders to the boards, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, ownership inscription to the head of the title page dated 1802, the 20th century bookplate of Marshall Laird to the front free endpaper. Very good. Edited by John Jones with his catalogue of the fishes mentioned in the work at the rear of the book.
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