Practical Taxidermy a manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting preserving and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds to which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums Second Edition revised 1884

Browne, Montagu


Publisher: L. Upcott Gill
Place Published: London
Edition: 2nd Edition
Date Published: 1884
Illustrator: b&w illustrations
Size: 8vo

2nd Edition (revised and enlarged with additional instructions in modelling and artistic taxidermy) of Montagu Browne’s illustrated guide to taxidermy for the amateur; chapters on decoying and trapping animals, tools, preservatives, skinning, birds, mammals, fish, modelling, etc; b&w text illustrations, full-page plates, and including a fold-out chart; brown boards with gilt titling, and illustration of taxidermied bird to front; former owner’s name to prelims, heavy foxing to endpapers and prelims, lighter scattered foxing throughout; some margin notes in pencil; boards edgeworn and rubbed and with worn patches.

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