Fishes of Alaska by Barton Warren Evermann and Edmund Lee Goldsborough. Government Printing Office. 1907. Bureau Fisheries Document No 624 This is a separate issue of a section of the "Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, from volume 26, 1906, pages 219-366. Chromolithographic plates: Plates XIV to XLII, all of different species of salmon. Plates XXXV and XXXVI have a light water(?) spot. Blue hardcover with bright gilt lettering on the spine. Wear and bumping to top and bottom of the spine plus wear to cover tips. I found a few pages the have what might be best described as foxing. Otherwise, no previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. FD04a
"investigation of the salmon fisheries of Alaska was made during the summer and fall of 1903 by a special commission appointed by the Commissioner of Fisheries at the request of the President...considered fully all the phases of the salmon fisheries concerning which legislation was urgently needed." from what appears to be an introduction to the book.