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KOCHISS, John M. Oystering from New York to Boston. Middletown, CT: Published for Mystic Seaport, Inc. by Wesleyan University Press, (1974). Pp 251. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth. The American Maritime Library Volume VII. "In this book Mr. Kochiss records the development from the colonial period to the present day of the oyster fisheries between New York Bay and Massachusetts Bay, once one of the great oyster-producing areas of the world. Hegives detailed information on the great variety of vessels and tools used in the industry, on farming, dredging, and shucking techniques, and on shipping procedures.... This information is delightfully illustrated by seventy-eight photographs and other reproductions, a number of which were taken from rare company pamphlets or out-of-print government publications." -from the dj. Vg in dj. 100.00
Title: Oystering from New York to Boston. trade in dj.
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press for Mystic Seaport, Inc., Middletown, CT, 1974, ISBN:0819540749:
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