Inscribed by the Author, Litchfield Copy
A Treatise on the Management of Fresh-Water Fish, with a view to making them a source of profit to landed proprietors.
London: John Van Voorst, 1841.
First edition. Title page vignette. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed by the Author, Litchfield Copy. Original green silk grain cloth with printed label on upper cover. Inscribed on the half-title "With the author's best regards to Josiah Parkes, Esqr." Shaken, spine perished and crudely repaired with cellotape Westwood & Satchell, p. 333. Item #41565
Includes 23 German recipes for cooking fresh-water fish. Book plate of Edward Sands Litchfield, and letter laid in to him from a friend on the occasion of him being given the book (1966). Autograph verse on free front endpaper:
"If your dear fishes belies
Suffer cramps and creeps and colitees
Just take this tome of ancient lore
To ease your mind of baneful chore" (1961).
Price: $300.00 Free Domestic Delivery