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NOTES ON SOME JAPANESE FISH (VOLUME 2) by  James Carson Brevoort - First Edition Thus - 1856 - from Nick Bikoff, Bookseller (SKU: 17046)

NOTES ON SOME JAPANESE FISH (VOLUME 2)

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NOTES ON SOME JAPANESE FISH (VOLUME 2)

by Brevoort, James Carson

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  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
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Washington D. C.: S. N. (Unknown). Very Good. 1856. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. "EXTRACTED FROM THE NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION OF AN AMERICAN SQUADRON TO THE CHINA SEAS AND AND JAPAN IN 1852, 53 AND 54, BY COMMODORE M. C. PERRY, U. S. NAVY". Japanese fish taken from Recent Specimens by the Artists of the U. S. Japan Expedition, 10 hand coloured engraved plates numbered III- XII with 36 pages of text. Clean brown publishers cloth with lightly rubbed/chipped spine head and rubbed spine heel. Gilt title on spine. Front lower corners slightly bumped. Light foxing on a few text pages with all plates clean. Bookplate of George Page Ely who was the husband of bookbinder Caro Weir Ely of Connecticut. Fish, Asia, Japan; Color Plates; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 36 pages .

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Bookseller
Nick Bikoff, Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
17046
Title
NOTES ON SOME JAPANESE FISH (VOLUME 2)
Author
Brevoort, James Carson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
S. N. (Unknown)
Place of Publication
Washington D. C.
Date published
1856

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Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

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Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

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Fairfield, New Jersey
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About Nick Bikoff, Bookseller

Nick Bikoff and his wife Fran have been buying and selling quality books and ephemera since 1989 when they attended the "Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar" at the University of Denver. They offer a broad based selection of used, rare, and out-of-print stock ranging from the sixteenth to the twentieth century.

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