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Oppian's Halieuticks of the Nature of the Fishes and Fishing of the Ancients. In V. Books. Transl. from the Greek (by William Draper and John Jones). With an Account of Oppian's Life and Writings and a Catalogue of his Fishes.




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Stock No.: 244410
Published: 1722

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Oxford: The Theatre 1722. 8vo. Contemp. full maroon crushed morocco with gilt panels on front and rear boards (rebacked; Corners rubbed). E.g. Marbled end-papers. (viii 16 232 8pp.). With engrv. title-vign. 1st edition in English. Circular armorial bookplate inside front cover. Fine. NOTE: "Of all the ancient writers on fishes and fishing Oppian is easily the most important" (Wood P.500).

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Stock No.: 244410
Published: 1722

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