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Salt Water, Fresh Water

By: Anderson, Allan

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 43592


Toronto: Macmillan of Canada 1979. Over 100 Canadians pass along their vivid stories of life afloat, past and present. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 35 b&w photos, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good, Good. View more info

Mariners of Brittany

By: Anson, Peter F.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 38028


London: J. M. Dent and Sons 1931. Anson provides an informed and affectionate description of the Breton race in its maritime aspects: the land, the people, their fishing vessels and other craft. Dust jacket tattered with portions missing but intact, 8vo in blue cloth, map endpapers, illustrated with 62 line drawings and 2 maps by author Peter F. Anson, clean and tight, owner's name on reverse of front endpaper o/w no marks, one-inch square portion missing from margin o... View more info

Report of the Commissioner 1873-4 and 1874-5, Part III

By: Baird, Spencer F.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 42723


Washington: GPO, U. S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 1876. Part III of this report contains Section A (inquiry into the decrease of the food-fishes) and Section B (the propagation of food-fishes in the US) but the bulk of the report consists of the Appendices, which present 34 scholarly articles on the whole range of fish and fisheries issues both in the US and abroad. No dust jacket, 8vo in brown cloth, stamped Library of Congress surplus duplicate o/w no marks, c... View more info

World Fish Farming: Cultivation & Economics

By: Brown, E. Evan

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 43603


Westport CT: The AVI Publishing Company, inc. 1977. Brown presents detailed information about aquaculture as practiced in 28 countries. No dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, b&w photos, charts and tables, index, 397pp, some spotting on edges, contents as new, Very good/-. View more info

American Fisherman

By: Church, Albert

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 40903


New York: Bonanza Books [1940] reprint edition. A pictorial record of American fishing schooners from the early pinkeys down through the famous Gloucester sailing fishermen, in photographs by Albert Cook Church and text by James B. Connolly. Dust jacket with some shelf-wear, small 4to in blue cloth, over 260 photographs, 192pp, endpapers lightly foxed, contents clean and tight with no marks or foxing, overall Very Good/Fair. View more info

Gulf Stream North

By: Conrad, Earl

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 41054


Garden City NY: Doubleday & Company 1954, 1st edition. An exciting novel of a great hunt for fish in the North Atlantic, as a tyrannical captain takes his ancient vessel out to find 'pogy' -- menhaden. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped at corners but no tears, 8vo in beige cloth, 253pp, endpapers beginning to brown, contents clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Good. View more info

Caicos Conch Trade, The

By: Doran, Edwin

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 42125


New York: American Geographical Society, reprinted from the Geographical Review No.3, 1958. Doran describes the conch fishery in the region, the methods used and the harvests obtained. SOFT cover, 8vo saddle-stitched, b&w photos, graphs, 14pp, no marks, Very Good. View more info

Fisherman of South Thailand: The Malay Villagers

By: Fraser, Thomas M.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 35049


New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. 1966. Fraser presents a case study of the people of Rusembilan, Muslims in a cultural area of Thailand oriented toward Malaysia. SOFT cover, 8vo perfect-bound, b&w illustrations, 110pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good. View more info

Great Pattilo, That

By: Garland, Joseph E.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 44428


Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1966, 1st edition. Garland presents a biography of one of 19th century founders of the Gloucester fishing industry in the US. Dust jacket, 8vo in red cloth, map endpapers, 29 b&w photos, bibliography, 342pp, no marks, Very Good. View more info

Gaunt Woman, The

By: Gilligan, Edmund

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 44426


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1943, 1st edition. A novel of adventures in the Grand Banks fishery. No dust jacket, 8vo in tan cloth, 307pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Good. View more info

Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the U.S., III and IV

By: Goode, George B.

Price: $150.00

Seller ID: 39442


Washington: GPO, U.S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries, 1887. A massive and historic report, submitted to the U.S. National Museum (Smithsonian) during the 1880s, consisting of five sections. Sections I and II were submitted earlier. Section III (The Fishing Grounds of North America) and Section IV (The Fisherman of the United States) were published here in a single volume. In Section III, contains a description of the locations, characteristics, and productiveness o... View more info

World Directory Of Hydrobiological & Fisheries Institutions

By: Hiatt, Robert W.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 43613


Washington DC: American Institute of Biological Sciences 1963. A description of the existing facilities, world-wide, devoted exclusively or largely to marine or freshwater biology; many photographs of the facilities are included. No dust jacket, 4to in green cloth, no marks, clean and tight, Very Good. View more info

Fishing with John

By: Iglauer, Edith

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 43593


New York: Farrar, Straus, & Giroux [1988] 1989, 2nd printing. The story of a commercial salmon fisherman who thought he could think like a fish, as told by his wife who spent four years with him aboard his trawler. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and gray paper, 305pp, a few spots on top edges else Fine/Fine. View more info

Grand Banks, The

By: Keating, Bern

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 44527


Chicago: Rand McNally and Company 1968, 1st printing. Keating and photographer Dan Guravich introduce us to the Grand Banks, the turbulent and fog-shrouded fishing grounds off Newfoundland, and present a fascinating glimpse into its 500-year-old history. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, 4to in blue cloth, numerous color photos, 96pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Grand Banks, The

By: Keating, Bern

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 44530


Chicago: Rand McNally and Company 1968, 1st printing. Keating and photographer Dan Guravich introduce us to the Grand Banks, the turbulent and fog-shrouded fishing grounds off Newfoundland, and present a fascinating glimpse into its 500-year-old history. Dust jacket a bit chipped, 4to in blue cloth, 32 color photos, 96pp, clean and tight with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Freezing and Irradiation of Fish

By: Kreuzer, Rudolf

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 43612


London: Fishing News (Books) Ltd for the United Nations 1969. Eighty of the world's experts present papers on various aspects of the subject. Dust jacket, large 4to in blue vinyl, illustrated throughout, 528pp, stamped of NOAA on title page o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

Book of Fishes, The

By: La Gorce, John O.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 42613


Washington: National Geographic Society [1924] 1952 revised and enlarged edition. La Gorce presents descriptions of the better-known food and game fishes, shellfish and curious citizens of American ocean shores, lakes, and rivers. No dust jacket, 4to half-bound in maroon buckram and gray cloth, 236 color illustrations, 67 other color photos, 170 b&w illustrations, index, 339pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, near Fine/-. View more info

Oil and Water: The Struggle for Georges Bank

By: MacLeish, William H.

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 16218


Boston: Atlantic Monthly Press 1985, stated 1st. The people involved in the great resource war over one of the richest fishing grounds in the world. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound inblue cloth and puce paper, index, 304pp, rear board dented on bottom, no marks, contents as new, Very Good. View more info

Boat and the Town, The

By: Moorhouse, Geoffrey

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 43598


Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1979, 1st US edition. Brilliant reportage of life aboard a modern deep sea fishing boat. Dust jacket with price clipped, 8vo half-bound in black and blue cloth, map endpapers, half-inch light stain on bottom of title, o/w contents as new, near Fine/Very Good. View more info

Trawler

By: O'Hanlon, Redmond

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 40937


New York: Borzoi/Alfred A. Knopf 2005. O'Hanlon present a manic, scholarly, and edifying depiction of an alien, intensely hazardous way of life aboard a trawler in the North Atlantic. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in dark blue cloth and blue paper, 339pp, clean and tight with no marks, Fine/near Fine. View more info