London: John W. Parker and Son, West End, 1854.
552 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary brown polished calf, gilt spine, edges marbled. Presentation to William Otto N. Shaw on leaving Eton Xmas 1864. Very Good Westwood & Satchell p.20. Item #254847
The writer’s purpose is “to treat of fish ichthyophagously, not ichthyologically, and to give, not fish-science, but fish-tattle.” (Prefatory notice).