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Oysters, and All About Them


A rare comprehensive study of oysters in 2 Vols. Ex Reference Lib.Vol 1 Pub 1890, pp 1-642. includes Preface and Instructions. Vol 2 Pub 1891, Pub 1891, pp 643-1370. Both Vols (5x7.75)" Good tight copies. Library Bindings, rubbed spines & with Camberwell Library Bookplates in front endpapers and usual Library labels. This is a study of worldwide oyster culture. Chapters also on artificial oyster culture. Index from pp 1271-1368. pp1369-1370 is an appendix which is a copy of a fisherman's indenture (John Clarke) from 1704