Lot 125 of 302:
Houghton's British Fresh-Water Fishes, c. 1879  

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British Fresh-Water Fishes

Houghton, William


William Mackenzie



xxvi, 204 pp. Illustrated with 41 chromolithographed plates of British fresh-water fish after drawings from nature by A. F. Lydon; approximately the same number of wood-engraved vignettes serve as headpieces. (Folio) 37.7x27 cm (14¾x10½"), midcentury brown half-morocco with paper-covered boards finely bound by Julius Johansen, spine tooled & lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers. First Edition.

Beautiful series of brilliant color plates, mostly of game fish. Previous owner's inscription on flyleaf.

Lot Amendments

Mild toning to paper covering boards, half-title page detached, mild toning to leaves; very good or better.

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