Item #318039 Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York. Vol. I. [Comprising :] An Introductory Discourse delivered before the Society on May 4, 1814 [And:] The Fishes of New-York, Described and Arranged. By Samuel L. MITCHILL [And:] Some remarks on the Fishes of the Western Waters of New-York in a Letter to Samuel L. Mitchill. DeWitt Clinton, Samuel Mitchill, etc.
Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York. Vol. I. [Comprising :] An Introductory Discourse delivered before the Society on May 4, 1814 [And:] The Fishes of New-York, Described and Arranged. By Samuel L. MITCHILL [And:] Some remarks on the Fishes of the Western Waters of New-York in a Letter to Samuel L. Mitchill
Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York. Vol. I. [Comprising :] An Introductory Discourse delivered before the Society on May 4, 1814 [And:] The Fishes of New-York, Described and Arranged. By Samuel L. MITCHILL [And:] Some remarks on the Fishes of the Western Waters of New-York in a Letter to Samuel L. Mitchill

Transactions of the Literary and Philosophical Society of New-York. Vol. I. [Comprising :] An Introductory Discourse delivered before the Society on May 4, 1814 [And:] The Fishes of New-York, Described and Arranged. By Samuel L. MITCHILL [And:] Some remarks on the Fishes of the Western Waters of New-York in a Letter to Samuel L. Mitchill.

New York: Published for the Society by Van Winkle and Wiley, 1815.

First edition. [6], [i]-xvi, [xvii]-[xxi], 22- 564 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Modern green cloth gilt, preserving original drab wrappers, uncut. Some browning and occasional marginal paper flaws. Fine Henderson p. 88; Wetzel p. 224; Bruns C125, M215 (note). Item #318039

A landmark of American angling. Bruns describes the Introductory Discourse as "rare"; Clinton's Letter to Mitchill is the first discussion of black bass fishing in America.

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