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Game fishes of the United States
Kilbourne, S. A.
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Physical Description:
46 pages : illustrations, 20 color plates, map ; 72 x 58 cm + 1 display placard (94 x 66 cm).
General Note:
The plates are reproductions of watercolor paintings by Kilbourne.

Published in 10 parts, copyright ed. 1878-80.

The pages are unbound and each part has a separate front and back cover in heavy gray laid cardboard. Each front cover has the title, author, illustrator, publisher, and place of publication as part of an engraved design. Each back cover verso contains a publisher's announcement. The whole work is contained in a portfolio of heavy brown board which closes in three places with six strips of brown satin.
Local Note:
The Rare Book Room has 18 of 20 color plates, extracted from the book; plates #9 and #10 are wanting. The display placard text is by William H. Loos, Curator, Rare Book Room, B&ECPL.
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Central Library QL627 .K54 1879 PLATES 1-8,11-20 Adult Non-Fiction Grosvenor Room-Rare Books-Appointment Needed

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