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(Seafood) Norris, Thaddeus. American Fish Culture, embracing all the details of Artificial Breeding and Rearing of Trout; the Culture of Salmon, Shad and Other Fishes.

Illus. with wood engravings, including frontis. and several engraved plates. Blindstamped brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine. First Edition. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1868.
A mid-19th century guide to trout and salmon farming, with descriptions and illustrations of breeding and rearing equipment, as well as fish ponds in American settings. Also discussed are the culture and rearing of shad, eels, and oysters. Fading to spine and extremities, chipping to spine head; foxing, else very good.
10/19



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