Manual of Taxidermy for Amateurs - 1901

$19.00 USD

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            MANUAL OF TAXIDERMY For Amateurs
A complete guide in collecting and preserving birds and animals
                              by C.J. Maynard
                                New Edition

Published New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Co. Copyright 1901.

Charles Johnson Maynard (1845-1929).

Book owned by "Berton B. Fabel 802 So. 23rd St. Easton PA"


  • Collecting (Birds)
  • Skinning
  • Making skins
  • Mounting birds
  • Making stands
  • Collecting mammals
  • Mounting mammals
  • Mounting reptiles, batrachians, and fishes

Owner has added some interesting recipe notes at very back of book, on blank page: 'Arsenic soap for mounting animals..', 'Solution for tanning hides' 'Buck skin tan'.

Good condition, one blank page detached, some separation of binding. Cover has a few ink blotches, back cover has owner info added.

130 pages.

½" x 5"