Fisheries and U.S. Fishery Industry 1884 Goode 2 vol illustrated set 277 platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Americana, Biology, Zoology, Illustrated Books, Fishing Industry).
The Fisheries and Fishery Industry of the United States: Natural History of Useful Aquatic Animals with an Atlas of Two Hundred and Seventy Seven Plates, by George Brown Goode.
Published 1884, Washington D.C. by Government Printing Office.
2 volumes, 895, 277 pages. Text in English. Volume 2 profusely illustrated with fish plates, maps and views.
A monumental set on this topic with a profusion of b&w plates.
Publisher's cloth bindings, gilt title lettering, embossed ruled covers.
Set is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Set is not new or in "new" condition.
Bindings age worn, rubbed, spotted, yet still remain tight and sound.
Text block paper is gently toned, small minor speckling to some pages.
Still attractive on the shelf. Set displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 12" H x 9" W.