Hand-Tinted Drawings from Fishes of Alaska, 1907


These hand-tinted drawings are in an old Bureau of Fisheries (Dept of Commerce, USA) book titled Fishes of Alaska, published in 1907 that I acquired years ago.

In order: Red Rockfish, Red Salmon, (breeding male), Red Salmon (breeding female), Dolly Varden Trout. There are a total of 20 such drawings in the book.

About Lloyd Kahn

Lloyd Kahn started building his own home in the early '60s and went on to publish books showing homeowners how they could build their own homes with their own hands. He got his start in publishing by working as the shelter editor of the Whole Earth Catalog with Stewart Brand in the late '60s. He has since authored six highly-graphic books on homemade building, all of which are interrelated. The books, "The Shelter Library Of Building Books," include Shelter, Shelter II (1978), Home Work (2004), Builders of the Pacific Coast (2008), Tiny Homes (2012), and Tiny Homes on the Move (2014). Lloyd operates from Northern California studio built of recycled lumber, set in the midst of a vegetable garden, and hooked into the world via five Mac computers. You can check out videos (one with over 450,000 views) on Lloyd by doing a search on YouTube:

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