The Herring Its Natural History and National Importance. John M.Mitchell pub Edmonston and Douglas, London 1864. Hard back green cloth no dj Tooled pattern to cover.spine a little faded and corners rubbed but generally good. Page edges dusty but pages very clean. Wonderful fold-out colour plate frontispiece of a Herring heightened with gold and sliver. I thought it was a fish falling out of the book when I opened it! together with five other plates of fishing boats of the time. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾\" - 9¾\" tall. 372 pages. Great Book!