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The British Fresh-Water Fishes [Illustrated with a coloured figure of each species, drawn from nature by A F Lyon] Plates only
London. William Mackenzie. 1879.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Book folio. 37.5cm, the first edition, being 41 brightly coloured chromo-lithograph plates, loose, in the original elaborately decorated brick brown cloth, bevelled boards, board edges worn, wanting the title page and the text volume, the plates are good clear strikes, includes the plate of the Carp (illustrated) which is often wanting - List of titles available on request - Winsor p81. Heckscher 1047. Starkman p87. These are fine colour-printed plates, drawn from nature by A.F. Lydon, printed by B. Fawcett, The set includes many game fish - salmon, trout, carp, tench, pike, perch etc. The plates are notable not only for the fine compositions showing one or two fish on the riverbank, but for the detailed topography behind the main subject. Winsor p81. Plates are titled:1. Pike; 2. Allis Shad, Twaite Shad; 3. Spined Loach, Minnow, Loach, Bleak; 4. Pomeranian Bream, White Bream; 5. Common Bream; 6. Golden Tench ; 7. Tench; 8. Azurine, Dobule, Rudd; 9. Graining, Dace; 10. Chub; 11. Roach; 12. Gudgeon, Barbel; 13. Ruffe and Miller's Thumb; 14. Sticklebacks (x6); 15. Perch (foxed); 16. Carp; 17. Crucian Carp, Prussian Carp; 18. Golden and Bronze Carp; 19. Lochleven Trout; 20. Grilse, or Young Salmon; 21. Black-Finned Trout; 22. Sea Lamprey, Lampern, Planner's Lamprey, Pride; 23. Sharp-Nosed Eel, Broad-Nosed Eel; 24. Sturgeon; 25. Burbot; 26. Young Trout, Salmon Parr, Smelt; 27. Pollan, Powan; 28. Vendace, Gwyniad, Grayling; 29. Loch Killin Charr; 30. Torgoch, Alpine Charr; 31. Windemere Charr, Cole's Charr, Gray's Charr; 32. Great Lake Trout; 33. Salmon (Male); 34. Salmon Trout; 35. Salmon Trout (Var.); 36. Sewen; 37. Bull Trout; 38. Galway Sea Trout; 39. Short-Headed Salmon, Silvery Salmon; 40. Common Trout; 41. Gillaroo Trout. .
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