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Book Number 2121 
Author W. Houghton 
Title British Fresh-Water Fishes 
Date 1879 
Publisher William MacKenzie 
Place of Publication London 
Edition First edition.  
Volume Information Two volumes. 
Cover Original publishers' red cloth boards, upper board with gilt lettering and the image of a fisherman in gilt within a gilt-tooled border which is within a double straight lined black border with fish-shaped cornerpieces, rebacked expertly in six compartments of raised blind-lined bands, gilt lettering on two and four, all edges gilt, endpapers renewed.  
Illustration Title in red and black. With 41 coloured plates, including the frontis, of different types of freshwater fish, drawn from nature by A.F. Lydon. 
Size Small folio.  
Condition An excellent set. 
Pagination P. Volume 1. half-title, blank (2), frontis, title, blank, dedication, blank, preface vii-viii, contents ix-x, introduction xi-xxvi, 1-92; Volume 2. half-title, blank (2), frontis, title, blank, 93-204. 
Reference Litchfield 52 
Translation Info  
Notes The work deals with the natural history of various species of fish that are known to occur in freshwater bodies of the British Isles. 
Price (US$) 2750  
Short Description Book Natural History Fish 
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