a selection from the prize essays of the International Fisheries Exhibition, Edinburgh 1882
Herbert, David (editor)
William Blackwood, 1883.
ppxlvii 352. good clean condition hardback in the original binding. a bit of damage to the spine. marine research library stamps to preliminary pages. hinges a little slack. book-plates to inside front cover
. an excellent compilation containing 29 essays, many relative to fishing in Scottish waters.
Some of the major works being "Whale-Fishing in the Faröe Isles".
"The Natural History of the Herring".
"Harbour Accommodation for Fishing-Boats on the East and North Coasts of Scotland".
"Salmon Legislation in Scotland". etc., etc.
There are three photographic plates to illustrate the whale fishing article, plus 15 other illustrations and maps.