This special edition of “The Oyster” was written by Herbert Byng Hall, and first published in 1861.This 150-plus-year-old book explores the Oyster to the fullest, covering topics like ancient and modern history, breeding, cooking, and how and where to find them.Some of the chapters include – The Oyster in Season, The Oyster at Home, The Oyster In Its New Settlement, The Oyster and the Doctor, The Oyster Abroad, The Treasure of An Oyster, and more.IMPORTANT NOTE – Please read BEFORE buying!THIS BOOK IS A REPRINT. IT IS NOT AN ORIGINAL COPY.This book is a reprint edition and is a perfect facsimile of the original book. It is not set in a modern typeface and has not been digitally enhanced. As a result, some characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections, blurring, or minor shadows in the page background. This book appears exactly as it did when it was first printed. DISCLAIMER : Due to the age of this book, some methods or practices may have been deemed unsafe or unacceptable in the interim years. In utilizing the information herein, you do so at your own risk. We republish antiquarian books without judgment, solely for their historical and cultural importance, and for educational purposes. If purchasing a book more than 50 years old, especially for a minor, please use due diligence and vet the text before gifting.