Davis, H. Barnet; Weed, William R.; et al. Third Annual Report of the Commissioners of Fisheries, Game and Forests of the State of New York: Report for 1897. Albany: The Commission, 1898. First Edition.
Faded green cloth with black titles & decoration, binding soiled yet firm and sturdy without damage. 9 x 11 1/2 inches, 454 pp. Many illustrations, including chromolithograph fish plates by Denton. Contents fine with nice bright color to plates. Very good. Hardcover. 
This series is no. 2041 in Plum, Adirondack Bibliography.
The plates in this volume are nine by Denton: Cisco from Hemlock Lake; White Bass (these first two plates have some light marginal shading); Fall Fish or Silver Chub; Common Whitefish Female from Hemlock Lake; Red Throat, Black Spotted or Rocky Mountain Trout; Steelhead or Salmon Trout; Golden Shiner or Bream; Alewife or Branch Herring; Common Whitefish Male from Canandaigua Lake. And five color plates by Ridgway: Great Blue Heron; Kingfisher; Woodduck Male; Woodduck Female; Wilson's or English Snipe. All are in bright fine condition.
Also a large folding color map of the state and many b/w plates including photos of an Adirondack logging crew, maple syrup production, and fish hatcheries.