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THE SALMON (NMN 16)
Written by J.W. Jones.
Stock no. 2116260
Published by Harper And Brothers. 1st USA 1959. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

American Edition. New Naturalist Monograph no. 16. 27 b/w plates. 24 diagrams. A study of the salmon's life stages. Detailed sections on spawning and homing, and a most interesting conclusion by the eminent author that salmon do not feed in fresh water. This raises an interesting question for those who indulge in fly-fishing! This book beautifully describes the strange and mysterious life history of the salmon. Some spotting to covers. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Previous owners bookplate stuck to front pastedown. Wrapper is unevenly browned.

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