1889 Two Illustrative Plates Depicting The Menhaden Fishery on Long Island, NY After Sketches By Capt. B.F. Conklin
(Americana - 19th Century - Fisheries Industry - Menhaden)

Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1889. F Two black and white plates (only), depicting aspects of the Long Island NY Menhaden fisheries, extracted from the 1889 Miscellaneous Documents of the Senate of the U.S. First Session 47th Congress report 1881-'82 Volume II. Including Plate 96 Haul-seine fishing at Long island, 1790 to 1850: setting the seine...and Plate 98, taking out the netted fish. Approx. 9" x 11 1/2" overall plate size. Slight darkening to the paper; clean and in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 26139)


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