now I show a lot of my Guppy and Livebearer Books:
Left: This is the chinese Version of the japanese Guppy Basebook Vol.1
Right: This is an old german book called: "Guppys" from Hans Luckmann.
This is the holy Guppy Basebook Vol.2 from Japan.
Left & below : This is a very old book from Kurt Jacobs "Die lebendgebärenden Fische der Süßgewässer"
Right: Helmut Stallknecht was an excellent breeder of many ornamental fish! This is the old edition of his book about Livebearers included highbreeds. Its called "Lebendgebärende Zahnkarpfen".
first page of Kurt Jacobs "Die lebendgebärenden Fische der Süßgewässer"
This is the japanese "Best of Tsutsui" Y. Tsutsui wrote a lot of articles. After his death the most of his artciles were collected in this amazing book.
Sadly he is dead!
The big atlas of all Livebaerers included some breedingforms: "Lebendgebärende Zierfische - Arten der Welt" from Meyer, Wischnath, Förster. A great book!
This is Noboru Iwasakis first book about guppies. Translated in english and printed by TFH. Good Work!
This are both parts of Kurt Jacobs "Vom Guppy dem Millionenfisch" a very rare german Book! A must have for a good book collection about guppys!
left: A new french book from R. Boutot called. "Guppy passion"
right: and an old book about wildtype livebaerers from Dzwillo called "Lebendgebärende Zahnkarpfen"
left: "Guppys" from Harro Hieronimus
right: the german translation from "all about guppies" from Hähnel. "Alles über Guppys" from Paul Hähnel and Leon F. Whitney
left: Manfred Brembach wrote "Lebendgebärende Fische im Aquarium" and "Guppies" by Schneider. both are small booklets...
left: this is the new japanese guppy book wrote by Iwasaki
right: this is the third edition of "Praxis der Guppyzucht" written by H. Schillat and Günther Lange. The third edition of this small booklet maintains a lot of japanese pictures. the first edition has got a green cover. it is very rare.
left: this is "Guppy, Platy, Schwertträger und Molly, Zuchtformen der Lebendgebärenden" written by Bernhard Teichfischer. A reliable book about breeding-types of Xiphophorus, Mollinesia and Guppy. It is a must have!
right: this book is about livebearers and their biology. Written by Katrin Plöger-Brembach and called: "Lebendgebärende".
left: M. Kempkes wrote "Der Guppy" a well known book. Good for beginners.
right: "Guppy" is a very nice japanese book. It from Tropical Fish Collection / Pisces...wrote by many famous breeders like Tsutsui, Koboyashi, Uchiyama et al.
So I guess the japanese kanji.
left: One edition of G. Petzold "Der Guppy"...this is the german standard reference about guppys and their biology.
right: the other standard reference is J.H. Schröder "Vererbungslehre für Aquarianer". This is a must have for all genetically intrested people.
Surely I forgot some books about guppys and livebearers...