The Deep Sea and Coast Fisheries of Ireland (1848)

Author: Wallop Brabazon

Book ID: 68028

Price: 395.00

The Deep Sea and Coast Fisheries of Ireland. With Suggestions for the Working of a Fishing Company. Illustrated by William Cooper, Esq. Dedicated by permission to the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland. Dublin: James McGlashan, 1848. First Edition. Pp x, 111. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers. Rebound in brown cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. A very good copy.

Illustrated with a folded frontispiece plate & twenty lithograph plates (seven folding) within the text.

An Important work on Irish Fishing, written during the Famine. Describing Irish west-coast fisheries for the information of subscribers to any of the projected fishing companies, which Brabazon feels, cannot but be remunerative if worked under proper management.

The plates illustrate various fishing vessels, nets and trawls for herring, cod, hake, and salmon, hooks and sinkers, lobster traps and oyster dredges. The appendix provides information on fishery boundaries, fishery loan funds, fishery laws, specifications of fishing craft, etc.

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