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1 HERBERT, David (ed.). Fish and Fisheries : A Selection from The Prize Essays of the InternationalFisheries Exhibition, Edinburgh, 1882.
William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1883, 1883 
HERBERT, David, (ed.). Fish and Fisheries : A Selection from The Prize Essays of the International Fisheries Exhibition, Edinburgh, 1882. With Maps and Illustrations. Edinburgh and London : William Blackwood and Sons, MDCCCLXXXIII [1883]. First Edition. Pp (4),[i]-xlviii,[1]-342 + 15 leaves of plates + 3 coloured folding maps on Oyster cultivation in the Firth of Forth, the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Cromarty. 8vo, in original pebbled black pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine.

Contents :

1. Whale-fishing in The Faroe Isles. (by Syshelmand H. C. Muller, pp. 1-16).

2. Various Methods of Oyster Culture. (by W. Anderson Smith, pp. 17-27).

3. Oyster Cultivation In Scotland. (by W. Anderson Smith, pp. 28-36 ).

4. The Natural History of the Herring ; with Special reference to its Migrations, its Food, and Relationship to the Whitebait and Sprat. No. I. (by George Sim, Aberdeen, pp. 37-50).

5. The Natural History of the Herring ; with Special reference to its Migrations. No. II. (by William Watt, pp. 51-64).

6. Harbour Accommodation for Fishing-boats on the East and North Coasts of Scotland; pointing out the Localities where Harbours are most required, and distinguishing between Natural Coves or Bays which may be converted into good Harbours by Artificial Assistance, and places where the Harbours must be entirely Artificial. (by Archibald Young, pp. 65-92).

7. Curing and Preserving Fish at Home and Abroad. (by W. Anderson Smith, pp. 93-105).

8. Curing and Preserving Fish in Scotland and Its Islands. (by John Ross, pp. 106-129).

9. Salmon Legislation in Scotland at present applicable to the Salmon Fisheries in Scotland, and the best means of improving it. (by J.M. Leith, pp. 130-154).

10. The Best Means of Increasing The Supply of Mussels for Bait; indicating the most suitable Localities for Mussel Beds. (by J. C. Wilcocks, pp. 155-171).

11. The Salmon Disease. (by Andrew Brotherston, pp. 172-179 ).

12. The Mesh of Herring Nets ; should it be fixed by law for Herring Nets 1—if so, of what size ? — or should Fishermen be at liberty to use any kind of Mesh they please? (by C. W. Morris, pp. 180-185).

13. The Artificial Propagation of Sea-fishes Suitable for Food. (by W. Oldham Chambers, pp. 186-191).

14. The Breeding and Rearing of Fresh-water Fish. (by W. Oldham Chambers, pp. 192-195).

15. Foreign Fish Most Suitable for Introduction into British Rivers and Waters. (by W. Oldham , pp. 196-199).

16. The Utilisation of Fish Offal. (by W. Anderson, pp. 200-206).

17. Sur la Pêche de la Truite à Vallorbes (Suisse, Cant . Vaud.) (par M. Albert Matthey, pp. 207-225).

18. The Fish Supply of Great Cities ; with special reference to the best methods of Catching and Packing, and of Distribution, and other means calculated to facilitate the delivery of the fish in good condition for market. (by W. Anderson Smith, pp. 226-235).

19. The Herring Brand. (by W. Simpson Miln, pp. 236-245).

20. The Migrations and Spawning of Sea-fish Suitable for Food. (by J. Epton, pp 246-252).

21. Angling Associations; -with Code of Rules for their Management . No. I. by H. Bradfield, pp. 253-261).

22. Angling Associations; with Code of Rules for their Management. No. II. (by Alexander Low, pp. 262-274).

23. The Best Modes of Preserving Ice. No. I. (by Archibald J. M'lean, pp. 275-277).

24. The Best Modes of Preserving Ice. No. II. (by John Ross, Jun., pp. 278-279).

25. Seine-Trawling and Beam-Trawling in Estuaries And Sea-lochs in Scotland; their Advantages and Disadvantages. (by J. C. Wilcocks, pp. 280-289).

26. The History and Statistics of the Pilchard Fishery in England. (by J. C. Wilcocks, pp. 290-303).

27. The History and Statistics of the Herring Fishing in Norway and Sweden. (by William Watt, pp. 304-315).

28. Trout-fishing on Our Highland Lochs ; the Causes of and the Best Remedies for its Deterioration. (by J. Stirling, pp. 316-331).

29. Model of the Safest and Handiest Sailing Fishing-Boat as to Hull, Sails, Spars, and Rig. (by James Omond, pp. 332-342).

From The William Libbey Library of Physical Geography Presented to Clark University 1927 (with Libbey bookplate and presentation bookplate).

William A. Libbey III (March 27, 1855 – September 6, 1927) was an American professor of physical geography at Princeton University.

Spine and inner hinges repaired, bubbling to cloth, bookplate (ex-library discard), else very good. 350.00



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2 WODEHOUSE, P.G., and Herbert WESTBROOK JASEN, David A. (ed.) WESTBROOK, Herbert Not George Washington : An Autobiographical Novel. First American Edition in dustjacket
Continuum, New York, 1980, ISBN:082640006x 
WODEHOUSE, P.G., and Herbert WESTBROOK. Not George Washington : An Autobiographical Novel. New York : Continuum, (1980). First American Edition. Pp (4),[v]-x,(2),3-205,(9). 8vo, green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. McIlvaineA9a4. Originally publshed in 1907 by Cassell and Co., London. Jasen has re versed the order of names on the title page to put P.G. Wodehouse first. "Never before published in the United States, this early, autobiographical novel by P.G. Wodehouse aptly describes the perils of a writer's world in London circa 1900. The protagonistan author manquéattempts by any means necessary to establish himself in literary circles. But his subterfuges backfire,his amours come a cropper, and only an ingenious, beguiling denouement sav es his skin. A unique feature of the novel, which foreshadows the techniques of the mature Wodehouse, is his telling of the story from the perspectiveof many characters. Consequently, devoted fans of Plum now have an opportu nity to glimpse a genius stretching, nay perfecting, his narrative powers."(from the dj). Very good in nicked but unclipped dustjacket. 35.00

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