The Californian Salmon. With an account of its introduction into Victoria. Sir Samuel Wilson.
The Californian Salmon. With an account of its introduction into Victoria

The Californian Salmon. With an account of its introduction into Victoria.

Melbourne: Sands & McDougall, Printers, 1878.

First separate edition. Frontispiece albumen photograph of the Trout Ponds at Ercildoune. Pp. [i, title], [ii, blank] [1, preface], [2, blank],[3]-131, [1, imprint]. 1 vols. 8vo. Recent full green morocco, spine titled in gilt. Fine Westwood & Satchell, p. 354 (for London edition of 1879); Wetzel p. 232; Bruns p. 503 (from Wetzel); Thacher p. 584. Item #251966

Wilson’s monograph appeared as a report of the Zoological and Acclimitization Society of Victoria, and as here in its first separate publication “for the convenience of those who are not Members of that Society”. It was subsequently published in London the following year as Salmon at the Antipodes.

Uncommon.

Price: $1,000.00 Free International Delivery