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      Sale 2464 | Lot 326
      Estimate: $300 - $500
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      • Sale 2464 Lot 326

        (FISH.) Yarrell, William. On the Growth of the Salmon in Fresh Water. 6 hand-colored illustrations on 3 engraved plates. Oblong folio, 12x18 inches, original cloth backed printed paper wrappers, mildly worn with some repairs, flattened vertical creases; plates with minor edge wear. Housed in a modern morocco backed porfolio. London: John van Voorst, 1839

        Estimate $300 - 500

        "The drawings by Mr. C. Curtis illustrating Mr. Yarrell's paper were exhibited to the British Association at Newcastle, and were then much admired. The coloured engravings from these now published, are executed with great minuteness and delicacy" (Annals of Natural History, Volume 4, page 344, 1840). Nissen ZBI 4489.

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