A View of the Present State of the Salmon and Channel-fisheries: And of the Statute Laws by which They are Regulated ... Comprehending Also the Natural History and Habits of the Salmon ... Together with the Form of a New Act, Designed to Remedy the Evils So Generally Complained Of; and an Abstract of the Evidence Before the Committee of the House of Commons Upon the Subject, with Notes

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1824 - Fisheries - 217 pages

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