By: KOCHISS, John M American Maritime Library Volume VII.
Wesleyan University Press for Mystic Seaport, Inc., Middletown, CT, 1974, ISBN:0819540749:
Seller ID: 32471
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 s... View More...