Author:Bertram, James G


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The Harvest of the Sea : A Contribution to the Natural and Economic History of the British Food Fishes

By: Bertram, James G.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, New York, D. Appleton & Co.: 1866

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 13945

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

xv, 519 pages; illustrations; appendix, index; green cloth binding with gilt lettering and design. Some repair to the spine and with new endpapers. James Bertram (1824-1892) was a marine economist and newspaper editor from Scotland. Among the chapters are: fish life and growth; fish commerce; fish culture; anglers' fishes; natural and economic history of the salmon; natural and economic history of the Herring; white-fish fisheries; natural and economic history of the oyster; our shell-fish fisheries; the fisher folk; concluding remarks; with appendix. He was one of the pioneers of cheap newspa... View more info