Lot 326: "The Aquatic Explorers" by Kenneth Johnstone VINTAGE 1977 History Of Canadian Fisheries 1st Edition 1st Printing

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VINTAGE 1977 History Of Canadian Fisheries 1st Edition 1st Printing. HARDCOVER 1977 University Of Toronto Press 1st Edition, 1st printing with "Copyright 1977" & no additional printings on copyright page. Exactly as shown in scan(s). Collectible 1st Edition 1st Printing hardcover copy.

"In 1898 a group of scientists, working without pay, often under hazardous conditions with only the most primitive equipment, began a systematic study of the fishes of Canada's inland and marine waters. The team operated under the aegis of a board of management which was later to evolve into the Fisheries Research Board, a scientific organization that has placed Candada among the world's leaders in fishery knowledge. This history of the Fisheries Research Board examines the aims and achievements of its research, its attempts to deal with the often conflicting demands of pure and applied science, and its confrontations with a frequently uncomprehending and dissatisfied government. The people who shaped and sustained the organization figure prominently in the account. In-depth taped interviews with senior members and employees, as well as the Annual Reports and other publications of the Department of Fisheries, have enabled the author to produce a rich history of a remarkable scientific organization."

Illustrated with photos. Internally tight & unmarked. Binding Exterior: Pictorial hardcover; all lettering/decoration bright. NO REMAINDER MARK; NOT X-LIBRARY. NO DJ AS ISSUED. ALL ITEMS ARE GUARANTEED TO BE ACCURATELY DESCRIBED, NOT DEFECTIVE, & GENUINE.

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