Classification of the Collection to Illustrate the Animal Resources of the United States; A List of Substances Derived from the Animal Kingdom, with Synopsis of the Useful and Injurious Animals and a Classification of the Methods of

Classification of the Collection to Illustrate the Animal Resources of the United States; A List of Substances Derived from the Animal Kingdom, with Synopsis of the Useful and Injurious Animals and a Classification of the Methods of

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ... FURS--Continued. a. Mammal furs: (American howling-monkey, (Mycetes, several species)--muffs.) (Lion, (Felis leo, ) of Africa and Asia--rugs.) (Tiger, (Felis tigris)--rugs, &c.) (Leopard, (Felis par dus)--rugs and saddle-cloths.) Puma, (Felis concolor)--carriage-robes, rugs, &c. Ocelot, (Felis pardalis)--rugs. Jaguar, (Felis onca)--rugs. Cat, (Felis domestica)--robes and philosophical apparatus. Black cat. White cat. Maltese cat. Tortoise-shell. (Wild-cat, (Feliscatus, ) of Europe and Asia--robes andlinings.) (Snow leopard, (Felis irbis, ) of Asia.) Eyra, (Felis eyra.) Yaguarundi, (Felis yaguarundi.) (Cheetah, (Cynailunis jubatus, ) of India and Southern Asia.) Bay lynx, (Lynx rufus)--rugs, and. wheu dyed, muffs and boas. Canada lynx, (Lynx canadensis)--rugs and trimmings, and dyed muffs, boas, &c.. Dog, (Canisfamiliaris.) Eskimo dog. Wolf, (Canis lupus)--linings, rugs, and robes. White wolf. Black wolf. Gray wolf. "Blue wolf." Bed wolf. Coyote, or prairie wolf, (Canis latrans)--rugs and robes. (Jackal, (Canis aureus, ) of Old World.) Red fox, (Vulpesalopex, ar.fulvus)--robes, (mostly imported to Turkey.) Cross fox, ( Vulpes alopex, var. decussatus)--robes, trimmings. Black and silver fox, ( Vulpes alopex, var. argentatus)--muffs, cloaks, trimmings; also, fox-skins dyed to imitate lynx; also, various imitations of silver-fox, made from skins of more common varieties. 6. FUES--Continued. a. Mammal furs: Arctic fox, ( Vulpes lagopus.) White fox. Blue fox. Kit fox, (Vulpes velox)--robes, muffs, trimmings. (Cossac fox, ( Vulpes corsac, ) of Asia.) (Mountain fox, (Vulpes montanus, ) of India.) Gray fox, ( Urocyon virginianus)--rugs, robes, and linings. (Spotted hyena, ( crocuta, ) of West and...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236581091
  • 9781236581099