Title: Sea-Fishing Industry of England and Wales : A Popular Account of the Sea Fisheries and Fishing Boats of those Countries. ex-lib.
Publisher:  Edward Stanford, London, 1904,
Seller ID: 43260
AFLALO, F.G. The Sea-Fishing Industry of England and Wales : A Popular Account of the Sea Fisheries and Fishing Boats of those Countries. London : Edward Stanford, 1904. Pp 386, 1 folding map. 8vo, green cloth, gilt to front and spine. The first comprehensive popular study of the subject of the steam trawler era. "It attempts no more than to set before the people of England and Wales something of the historical development and present grandeur ofthe fishing industry." -from the Preface. Chapter headings include: "Life in the Sea"; "Production"; "Distribution"; "Legislation"; "Scientific Investigation"; "The Fishery Ports: The Tweed to the Thames"; "The Fishery Ports: The Thames to Plymouth"; "The Fishery Ports: Cornwall and the West Coast"; "The Future". Illustrated with several dozen photographs. Ex-library (dueslip, bookplate, spine label, inkstamps), rear inner hinge starting, very slightly rubbed with nick to head of spine, very slightly cocked, else vg. 85.00