Way of catching fish by boards japanned with white varnish, which the fish mistaking by moonlight for water, leap on and are taken; Way of taking wild ducks by men going into the water with their heads in the shells of large gourds, with holes to see and breath through.
Images from voyages to the East Indies, Africa, Guinea and the islands adjacent.
Ichthyology books scans from New York Public Library, 1784 - 1796
1745 - 1746
Green, John (fl. 1730-1753 ), Compiler
Astley, Thomas, Author
New York Public Library