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1 Anderson, Allan Salt Water, Fresh Water

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. 
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2 Anderson, Tom Shiyake: Misadventures of Schooner Lot Bennett

San Rafael CA: Windship Press 1987. The misadventures of the last windjammer voyage to Alaskan salmon waters aboard the schooner Littie Bennett in 1932. Dust jacket, blue cloth, map endpapers, as new, near Fine. 
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3 Anson, Peter F. Mariners of Brittany

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 of page 27 o/w clean and tight with no marks, Good/Fair. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Baird, Spencer F. Report of the Commissioner 1873-4 and 1874-5, Part III

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, clean and tight with no foxing, Very Good. 
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5 Brown, E. Evan World Fish Farming: Cultivation & Economics

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/-. 
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6 Church, Albert American Fisherman

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. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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7 Conrad, Earl Gulf Stream North

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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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8 Doran, Edwin Caicos Conch Trade, The

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. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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9 Fraser, Thomas M. Fisherman of South Thailand: The Malay Villagers

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. 
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10 Garland, Joseph E. Great Pattilo, That

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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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11 Gilligan, Edmund Gaunt Woman, The

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. 
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12 Goode, George B. Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the U.S., III and IV

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 of the numerous grounds resorted to by U. S. fishermen, from Greenland to Mexico, Baja California to Alaska, and the Great Lakes; index, 239pp plus 32 fold-out plates of ocean temperatures; Section IV describes the fishermen in various locales, 178pp, index, illustrated with 19 engravings. Quarto in original boards, three-quarter bound in leather and green cloth, titles gilt-stamped on spine, marbled endpapers and page edges, some rubbing on corners and edges of spine, gilt fine, edges marbled edges, contents clean and tight with no marks, overall Very Good. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13 Hiatt, Robert W. World Directory Of Hydrobiological & Fisheries Institutions

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. 
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14 Iglauer, Edith Fishing with John

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. 
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15 Keating, Bern Grand Banks, The

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. 
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16 Keating, Bern Grand Banks, The

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. 
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17 Kreuzer, Rudolf Freezing and Irradiation of Fish

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. 
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18 La Gorce, John O. Book of Fishes, The

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/-. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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19 MacLeish, William H. Oil and Water: The Struggle for Georges Bank

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. 
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20 Moorhouse, Geoffrey Boat and the Town, The

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. 
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