HAVING been frequently
asked by correspondents for a list of the chief authorities on fish, I beg
to subjoin the titles of a few of the works I have had occasion to consult
while preparing this volume:
A Review of the Domestic
Fisheries of Great Britain and Ireland, by Robert Fraser, Esq. Edinburgh,
A Short Narrative of the
Proceedings of the Society appointed to manage the British White Herring
Fishery, etc., by Thos. Cole. London, 1750.
A Treatise on Food and
Diet, by Jonathan Pereira, M.D., etc., 1843. London : Longman and Co.
A Treatise on the
Management of Fresh-Water Fish, by Gottlieb Boccius, 1841. London: Van
An Account of the
Fish-Pool, etc., by Sir Richard Steell. London, 1718.
An Account of Three New
Specimens of British Fishes, by Richard Parnell, 1837. Royal Society,
An Essay towards the
Natural History of the Herring, by James Solas Dodd, Surgeon. London,
Angler's and Tourist's
Guide, by Andrew Young, Invershin, 1857. A. and C. Black, Edinburgh.
British Fish and Fisheries.
Religious Tract Society.
Ceylon, Notes on, by James
Steuart, Esq. of, Colpetty. Printed for Private Circulation, 1862.
Couch's Fishes of the
British Islands, 1865. Groombridge.
Directions for Taking and
Curing Herrings; and for Curing Cod, Ling, Tusk, and Hake, by Sir Thomas
Dick Lauder, Bart. Edinburgh, 1846.
Elements de Pisciculture,
par M. Isidore L'Amy. Paris, 1855.
Evidence of the Royal
Commission on the operation of the Acts relating to Trawling for Herring
on the Coasts of Scotland. Presented to both Houses of Parliament by
command of her Majesty. 1863.
on the Development and Growth of Salmon Fry, etc., by John Shaw, 1840.
Edinburgh : A. and C. Black.
Fish and Fishing in the
Lone Glens of Scotland, by Dr. Knox, 1854. Routledge and Co.
Fish-Hatching, by Frank T.
Buckland, 1863. Tinsley Brothers. Fisheries, The, considered as a National
Resource, etc., 1856. Milliken, Dublin.
Forrester's Fish and
Fishing in the United States, 1864. Townsend, New York.
Guide du Pisciculture, par
J. Remy, 1854. Paris : Lacroix.
Guide Pratique du
Pisciculture, par Pierre Carbonnier, 1864. Paris : Lacroix.
Herring-Fishery, on the
Existing State of the, 1854. Herald Office, Aberdeen.
Howitt's Angler's Manual,
Swinnerton and Brown, Macclesfield.
Illustrated London Almanac,
Irish Quarterly Review. W.
B. Kelly, Dublin.
L'Alienation des Rivages,
par M. Coste. Paris, 1863.
La Peche en Eau Douce et en
Eau Salee, par Alphonse Karr, 1860. Paris : Michel Levy Freres.
Letter to a Member of
Parliament recommending the Improvement of the Irish Fishery. Dublin,
des Poissons, par J. P. J. Koltz. Paris : Lacroix.
Natural History and Habits
of the Salmon, etc., by Andrew Young, 1854. Longman and Co.
Natural History of the
Salmon, as ascertained at Stormontfield. By William Brown, 1862. Glasgow :
Naturalist's Library, by
Sir William Jardine, 1843. Edinburgh.
Notice Historique sur
L'Etablissement de Pisciculture de Huningue, 1862. Strasbourg : Berger
Note sur les Huitrieres
Artificelles de Terrains Emergents, par M. Coste. Paris.
Observations on the
Fisheries of the West Coast of Ireland, etc., by Thomas Edward Symons,
1856. London : Chapman and Hall.
Oyster, The, where, how,
and when to find, breed, cook, and eat it. Trubner and Co.
et Poissons, par Eugene Voel, 1856. Paris : F. Chamerot.
Pisciculture et la
Production des Sangsues, par Auguste Jourdier, 1856. Paris ; Hatchette and
Pisciculture et Culture des
Eaux, par P. Trigneaux. Paris ; Libraire Agricole de la Maison Rustique.
Pisciculture Pratique et
sur l'Eleve et la Multiplication des Sangsues, par Quenard, 1855. Paris :
Propagation of Oysters, by
M. Coste and Dr. Kemmerer. Brighton, 1864. Pearce.
Proposals for Printing by
Subscription a Complete Natural History of Esculent Fish, etc., by James
Report by the Commissioners
for the British Fisheries of their Proceedings in the Year ended 31st
December 1862, being the Fishing of 1862. Ditto for the years 1863-64.
Reports of the
Commissioners of Crown Lands of Canada, 1863-64-65.
Report of the Royal
Commissioners on the operation of the Acts relating to Trawling for
Herring on the Coasts of Scotland. Presented to both Houses of Parliament
by command of Her Majesty. 1863.
Salmon and other Fish,
Propagation of, by Edward and Thomas Ashworth, 1853. E. H. King,
Sea-side and Aquarium, by
John Harper, 1858. Nimmo, Edinburgh.
Sea-side Divinity, by the Rev. Robert W. Fraser, M. A., 1861. J. Hogg and
Shetland, Description of
the Island of, etc., 1753. James, London.
Sketches of the Natural
History of Ceylon, by Sir J. Emerson Tennent, 1861. London : Longman and
The Field, the Country
The Herring, its Natural
History and National Importance, by John Mitchell, F.R.S., etc. Edinburgh,
The Interest of Scotland
considered, etc. Edinburgh, 1733.
The Structure and
Physiology of Fishes explained, etc., by Alexander Monro, M.D. Edinburgh,
The Young Angler's Guide,
etc., 1839. J. Cheek, London.
Tweed Fisheries Acts,
1857-59. Eyre and Spottiswoode.
Vacation Tourists, 1862-3.
London : Macmillan, 1864.
Voyage d'Exploration sur la
Littoral de la France et de L'Italie, par M. Coste. Paris, 1861,
Yarrell's British Fishes.
London : Van Voorst.
"*" Various numbers of
Macmillan's Magazine, The Cornhill Magazine, Chambers' Journal, etc., have
also been consulted, and quoted from, by permission of the publishers.