This comprehensive guide to taxidermy comprises eleven detailed chapters by various experts on the subject. It is extensively illustrated with black and white photographs, diagrams and drawings. Taxidermy takes a comprehensive and informative look at the subject, and is a fascinating read for any taxidermy enthusiast or historian of the craft. Contents Include: History of Taxidermy- Market Trophy Hunting- How to Select and Study Fresh Specimens- Birds- Fishes- Small Mammals- Groups of Mammals- Large Mammals- Insects- Reptiles- Making Rugs and Robes.
This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.