Yarrell, Sir William
TITLE SECOND SUPPLEMENT To the First Edition of the HISTORY OF BRITISH FISHES Being a Supplement to the Second.
Book Condition Fine
Edition 1st Edition
Size large 8vo
Publisher London John Van Voorst 1860
Seller ID Pa880
xxiii, 36; 30, [ii]pp. Edited by Sir John Richardson. Frontis. engraving of Yarrell by Heath dated 1859. Scarce supplement to Yarrell's 2 volume set of British Fishes. Originally pub. in1836 with a second edition in 1841. This supplement has directions at the rear for the binder to use the supplement with the first and second editions. A third edition appeared in 1859 presumably after this supplement was published. A 23 page memorial to Yarrell prefaces the new species and vignettes dated 1859 including a bibliography of his pub. works and papers. ORIGINAL PEBBLE GRAINED OLIVE GREEN CLOTH, GILT.