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    DescriptionThe Art of Taxidermy is a contemporary look at an historical and controversial subject - a sumptuous photographic led exploration of the genre's history, uses and modern applications. Taxidermy courses are enjoying a renewed surge of popularity and this book is poised to offer the new wave of enthusiasts a beautiful volume on the subject. Well-researched text covering aspects of the artform's history, including hunting trophies, museums displays, its use in media and film, interior decoration and the work of contemporary artists reinventing an age-old technique is complemented by stunning photography. This fascinating book will make an ideal gift for both those with a passing interest in taxidermy and art enthusiasts alike.


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    Title
    The Art of Taxidermy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jane Eastoe
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 195 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781862059870
    ISBN 10: 186205987X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ART
    BIC subject category V2: AC
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: AT
    BIC subject category V2: AF
    Libri: I-AT
    BISAC V2.8: SCI070000, ART000000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15830
    BISAC V2.8: PHO013000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: NAT001000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 590.75/2
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 590.752
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: TTX
    DC23: 590.752
    LC classification: QL63 .E37 2012
    Thema V1.0: AGN, AGA, PSV, AF, TTX
    Illustrations note
    Over 100 colour photographs and illustrations
    Publisher
    PAVILION BOOKS
    Imprint name
    PAVILION BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jane Eastoe has been a journalist and author for 25 years. She has been writing for the National Trust Books list for the last 3 years and was the chief contributor to the National Trust Book of the Countryside, including the regional features. Her other books include Wild Food, Home Grown Fruit and Allotments. She is a softie cyclist, enjoying the Kent countryside, where she lives, on two wheels.
    Review quote
    "Eastoe does a terrific job of highlighting the thoughtfulness and creativity behind a craft often dismissed as kitschy or creepy. . . lavishly illustrated." --"Publishers Weekly"