Home Taxidermy For Pleasure And Profit (Legacy Edition) : A Classic Manual On Traditional Animal Stuffing and Display Techniques And Preservation Methods For Furs And Hides
This deluxe unabridged reprint Legacy Edition of Albert Farnham's classic manual Home Taxidermy For Pleasure And Profit is full of classic tips and methods for making your very own home displays and mounts of animals. Originally published in 1916, this vintage book is a great addition to the library of any budding or veteran taxidermist, outdoorsman, cabin enthusiast, hunter, or traditional handcrafter!
Learn some of the timeless tips of taxidermy in this volume, including how to prepare and mount animals of all kinds: mammals, birds, fish, and reptiles. Also included are discussions on the history of the art, the tools of a taxidermist, vintage ways for preparing and preserving specimens, how to properly make scientific skins, how to prepare dry and wet skins for mounting, how to mount small, medium, and large size specimens, how to make animal fur rugs and robes, casting and modeling, displaying hunting trophies, the anatomy of animals, and suggested prices for your work (for the year 1916!).
Decorate your cabin space or hunting lodge, or even enjoy your taxidermy specimens in your home (if your family lets you!).
This vintage book includes timeless knowledge about taxidermy methods, which have largely been lost to time, but never forgotten by the old masters. This book makes a great gift for new and veteran taxidermists, hunters, outsoorspeople, bushcrafters, survivalists, campers, and cabin enthusiasts. Although this book represents thought from a former time, it also reveals much about the rich history of taxidermy and natural history study of animals via specimens, and many of the tips, tricks, and discussions are still relevant for study today!
A part of the Doublebit Library of Tanning and Taxidermy: Volume 3
This Doublebit Legacy Edition reprint of Home Taxidermy For Pleasure And Profit is professionally restored and presented from the original source, including inspiration from the book's original cover, with the highest degree of fidelity possible. Readers can enjoy this Legacy Edition for generations to come and learn from its timeless knowledge.
About the Doublebit Press Legacy Editions
Sometimes we need to remember our history to move forward. Sometimes, remembering our heritage is just fun or inspirational. With technology playing a major role in everyday life, sometimes we need to take a step back in time to find those basic building blocks used for gaining mastery - the things that we have luckily not completely lost and has been recorded in books over the last two centuries. These skills aren't forgotten, they've just been shelved. It's time to unshelve them once again and reclaim the lost knowledge of self-sufficiency!
As a part of the Doublebit Press Legacy Edition Collection, this unabridged volume is reprinted in the exact form as it was presented in the original publication. Both important and minor details have equally both been accounted for by our publishing staff, down to the cover, font, layout, and images. It is the goal of Doublebit Legacy Edition series to preserve outdoors heritage, but also be cherished as collectible pieces, worthy of collection in any handcrafter's or outdoorsperson's library and that can be passed to future generations.
- Hardback | 258 pages
- 127 x 203 x 19mm | 408g
- 05 Mar 2020
- Doublebit Press
- Legacy ed.
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