[ZOOLOGY] DAY, FRANCIS. The Fishes of India; being a natural history of the fishes known to inhabit the seas and fresh waters of India, Burma, and Ceylon.
London: Bernard Quaritch, 1878-. First edition, the Supplement of 1888 present and inscribed to Sir James G. Maitland by the author. Two volumes, period dark green morocco gilt, cloth sides, top edge gilt. 12 1/2 x 10 inches (32 x 25 cm); xx, 816 pp.; [ii], 198 plates of fishes prepared by Mintern Bros. (including the three bis plates, 51 a-c). Minor binding wear, in all a fresh, clean copy. Bookplates of Sir James Ramsey Gibson Maitland, i.e. the recipient of the inscribed supplement.
A rather scarce work in attractive condition; many copies went to institutions.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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