Animal Proteins

Animal Proteins

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"[...]sense the term is also sometimes applied only to ox hides, which for most heavy leathers are the ideal raw material. The Home Supply of hides forms a large important proportion of the total raw material. Its importance, moreover, is rapidly increasing, for the excellence and abundance of the home supply determines the extent to which it is necessary for the industry to purchase its raw material abroad. The position of our national finances makes this an increasingly serious matter, for hides are comparatively a very expensive material. The quality of our home supply of hides is very valuable, being determined by the conditions of the animal's life, its precise breed, and by other factors such as age and sex. The best hides are usually obtained from[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.68mm | 362.87g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507670427
  • 9781507670422