‘The author’s chief guide for this ichthyological essay was through personal observation, the accounts of the local fisherman and nature herself.’ At the time of publication there had been little attention paid to this part of natural history of the fishes that inhabited our bays, namely Table Bay, False Bay and the coast of Hottentot’s Holland Mountains.
Publisher: W Brittain
Date Published: 1866
Publication Place: Cape Town
Condition: Good. Small stain on rear cover which has seeped through to page 17. Some staining to spine area. Text clean. Firmly bound.
Binding: Softcover. Paper wraps. Staple binding.
Dimensions: 13.5cm x 21.2cm. 23pp