Traité général des pesches : et histoire des poissons qu'elles fournissent tant pour la subsistance des hommes que pour plusieurs autres usages qui ont rapport aux arts et au commerce. [3 volumes bound in 2 parts in folio]

Duhamel du Monceau, M. and La Marre, L.H. (1769) Traité général des pesches : et histoire des poissons qu'elles fournissent tant pour la subsistance des hommes que pour plusieurs autres usages qui ont rapport aux arts et au commerce. [3 volumes bound in 2 parts in folio]. Paris, Chez Saillant & Nyon, (Académie des Sciences, Paris, Descriptions des Arts et Métiers.)

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Abstract

Early illustrated book about fish, fishing and fisheries by one of the preeminent scientific investigators of the French enlightenment. This work deals extensively with the species of fish found in Europe and beyond, their habits and habitats, techniques and equipment used in fishing and fish processing, and many other aspects of these endeavours. Roughly 185 engraved plates illustrate the text. The scans for this version come from 3 volumes bound in two parts in folio.

Item Type: Book
Title: Traité général des pesches : et histoire des poissons qu'elles fournissent tant pour la subsistance des hommes que pour plusieurs autres usages qui ont rapport aux arts et au commerce. [3 volumes bound in 2 parts in folio]
Personal Creator/Author:
CreatorsEmail
Duhamel du Monceau, M.
La Marre, L.H.
Series Name: Académie des Sciences, Paris, Descriptions des Arts et Métiers.
Date: 1769
Publisher: Chez Saillant & Nyon
Place of Publication: Paris
Funders: Cyamus regional group of IAMSLIC, University of British Columbia Archives
Issuing Agency: University of British Columbia Archives
Additional Information: Part of a series published by the
Uncontrolled Keywords: fisheries fishing fishes
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 2608
Depositing User: Ms Sally Taylor
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2009 19:10
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2010 17:35
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/2608

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