British Fresh Water Fishes. Illustrated with a coloured Figure of each Species drawn from Nature by A.F.Lydon and numerous Engravings.
London / Edinburgh and Dublin, William Mackenzie, (1879). Folio. XXVI, 204 pages with 41 stunning full-page lithographs in colour. Wonderful, recent half leather binding with new endpapers applied. Excellent condition. Extraordinarily beautiful publication with quite some romance applied to the pages juxtaposed to the colourful illustrations. Here we find the localities where one was able to catch the illustrated fish, beautifully depicted by skillful 19th century artists.