Home Taxidermy or Pleasure and Profit - A Guide for Those Who Wish to Prepare and Mount Animals, Birds, Fish, Reptiles, Etc., for Home, Den or Office (Paperback)

Home Taxidermy or Pleasure and Profit - A Guide for Those Who Wish to Prepare and Mount Animals, Birds, Fish, Reptiles, Etc., for Home, Den or Office By Albert Farnham Cover Image

Home Taxidermy or Pleasure and Profit - A Guide for Those Who Wish to Prepare and Mount Animals, Birds, Fish, Reptiles, Etc., for Home, Den or Office (Paperback)

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This early work on taxidermy is a fascinating read for the amateur or professional taxidermist and also contains much information that is still useful today. Extensively illustrated with text and full page diagrams, drawings and photographs. Contents Include: History of the Art; Outfit-Tools and Materials; Preservative, Preparations, Formula, Etc; Panels, Shields and Natural and Artificial Mounds; Field Work, Collecting; Skinning and Preserving Skins; Making Scientific Skins; Preparing Dry and Wet Skins for Mounting; Mounting Small and Medium Birds; Mounting Large Birds; Tanning, Cleaning, and Poisoning Skins; Making Animal Fur Rugs; Fur Robes and How to Make Them; Mounting Entire Small Animals; Mounting Large Animals; Mounting heads of Small Animals, Birds and Fish; Mounting Heads of Large Game; Mounting Horns and Antlers; Mounting Feet and Hoofs; Mounting Fish; Mounting Fish-Baumgartel Method; Mounting Reptiles, Frogs and Toads; Skulls and Skeletons; Sportsmen's Trophies; Odds and Ends, Taxidermy Novelties; Groups and Grouping; Animal Anatomy; Casting and Modelling; market Trophy Hunting; Collecting and Mounting for Sale; and Prices for Work. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Product Details ISBN: 9781445518602
ISBN-10: 1445518600
Publisher: Pringle Press
Publication Date: August 25th, 2010
Pages: 268
Language: English