Oystering from New York to Boston

Oystering from New York to Boston

by John M. Kochiss
     
 

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Southern New England was once one of the world's great oyster-producing areas. In this detailed study, Kochiss traces the rise and decline of the oyster industry and the specialized boats and techniques that developed from colonial times through the turn of the twentieth century when oystering was a multimillion-dollar fishery. This book is beautifully designed,… See more details below

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Southern New England was once one of the world's great oyster-producing areas. In this detailed study, Kochiss traces the rise and decline of the oyster industry and the specialized boats and techniques that developed from colonial times through the turn of the twentieth century when oystering was a multimillion-dollar fishery. This book is beautifully designed, packaged in a slipcase, and contains a wealth of period photographs and engravings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780819540744
Publisher:
Wesleyan University Press
Publication date:
10/01/1974
Series:
The American Maritime Library, #7
Edition description:
ALSO: boxed, numbered, signed edition, 0-8195-4075-9, $30.00, OP.
Pages:
264

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