Practical Taxidermy A Manual of Instruction to the Amateur in Collecting Preserving and Setting up Natural History Specimens of All Kinds To Which is Added a Chapter Upon the Pictorial Arrangement of Museums

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Practical Taxidermy   A Manual of Instruction to the Amateur in Collecting  Preserving  and Setting up Natural History Specimens of All Kinds  To Which is Added a Chapter Upon the Pictorial Arrangement of Museums

Author: Montagu Browne

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1528769937

Page: 562

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Practical Taxidermy - A Manual of Instruction To The Amateur In Collecting, Preserving, And Setting up Natural History Specimens of All Kinds This comprehensive manual on early taxidermy was published in London in 1884, and is much sought after by modern taxidermists for its wealth of detail and historical content. The author was curator of the Town Museum, Leicester, and considered to be one of England's foremost taxidermists. He intended this book... "to be an introduction to a delightful art, which must be wooed with patient determination and loving pains until technical skill invests it with beauty." Read Country Books has now re-published "Practical Taxidermy" in its entirety, using the original text, woodcuts and engravings. Its 368 pages are divided into sixteen detailed chapters : - The Rise and Progress of Taxidermy. - Decoying and Trapping Animals. - Necessary Tools. - Preservative Soaps, Powders, etc. - Skinning and Preserving Birds. - Skinning and Preserving Mammals. - Modelling of Animals by Substitution of Clay, Composition, Plaster Casts, or Wax for Loose Stuffing. - Skinning, Preserving, and Mounting Fish. - Skinning, Preserving and Mounting Reptiles. - Dressing and Softening Skins or Fur as Leather. - Relaxing and Cleaning Skins - "Making-Up" from Pieces. - Colouring Bills and Feet of Birds, Bare Skin of Mammals, Fishes, etc. - Making Skeletons of Animals. - Egg Collecting and Preserving. - Cases, Mounts, Shields, Cabinets, Rockwork, Ferns, Grasses, Sea-Weeds etc, for "Fitting-Up." - Artistic Mounting, Modelled Foliage Screens, Lamps, Natural History Jewellery, etc. - Collecting and Preserving Insects. - The Pictorial Arrangement of Museums. Etc. This previously rare book will prove to be a valuable addition to the library of all dedicated taxidermists. Many of the earliest sporting books, particularly those dating back to the 1800s, are now extremely scarce and very expensive. Read Country Books are reprinting these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions. These editions are republished using the original text and artwork.

Manual of Taxidermy for Amateurs a Complete Guide in Collecting and Preserving Birds and Animals

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: .

Manual of Taxidermy for Amateurs  a Complete Guide in Collecting and Preserving Birds and Animals

Author: C. J. Maynard

Publisher: Theclassics.Us

ISBN: 9781230357775

Page: 26

View: 113

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ... LIST AND EXPLANATION OF PLATES. Fig. I. -- Page 2. Sieve trap: B, common coal sieve, set with one edge raised by stick A, to which is attached the string C, one end of which is held by the bird-catcher at a distance. When the bird, attracted by the bait, goes under the sieve, the stick is jerked out and the sieve falls. Fig. 2.-- Page 3. Ever-ready bird-trap: D, body of trap made of netting F and A, hoops supporting netting. A, ring to which are attached the wires C, which point backwards. The bait is placed within the body of the trap and scattered through the ring B. Then the bird enters at the entrance A, goes through the ring B, so on past the wires C, which are arranged in a circle to prevent his egress. The bird is removed through an orifice in the back, drawn together with a tring at F Fig. 3. --Page 33. Skinning-knife: The handle of this knife should be round, and the blade does not close. Fig. 4.--Page 37. Skull of bird (side view): Dotted line from A to B shows cut to be made in removing back of skull to give access to brain, Fig. 5. -- Page 37. Skull of bird, under side: Dotted lines A, A, A, show cuts to be made in removing a triangular piece of bone and-muscle, to which the whole or a portion of the brain will adhere. Fig. 6.-- Page 42. Dissection of a song sparrow, showing male organs of reproduction: 1 and 2, lungs; 3, 3, testicles. The four organs below these are the kidneys. Fig. 7. -- Page 43. Dissection of a song sparrow, showing female organs of reproduction: 4, lungs; I, 1, small yellow glands, present in both sexes; 2, ovaries; 3, oviduct. These last four figures are merely diagrams, only sufficiently accurate in outline to convey an idea of the position of the parts indicated. Fig. 8. -- Page 50. Tweezers for...

Practical Taxidermy A Manual of Instruction to the Amateur in Collecting Preserving and Setting Up Natural History Specimens of All Kinds

Read Country Books are reprinting these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions. These editions are republished using the original text and artwork.

Practical Taxidermy   A Manual of Instruction to the Amateur in Collecting  Preserving  and Setting Up Natural History Specimens of All Kinds

Author: Montagu Browne

Publisher: Read Country Books

ISBN: 9781905124367

Page: 368

View: 191

Practical Taxidermy - A Manual of Instruction In Collecting, Preserving, And Setting up Natural History Specimens of All Kinds, With Accitional Instructions In Modelling And Artistic Taxidermy. By Montague Browne, F.S.Z. This comprehensive manual on early taxidermy was published in London in 1884, and is much sought after by modern taxidermists for its wealth of detail and historical content. The author was curator of the Town Museum, Leicester, and considered to be one of England's foremost taxidermists. He intended this book... "to be an introduction to a delightful art, which must be wooed with patient determination and loving pains until technical skill invests it with beauty." Read Country Books has now re-published "Practical Taxidermy" in its entirety, using the original text, woodcuts and engravings. Its 368 pages are divided into sixteen detailed chapters: - The Rise and Progress of Taxidermy. - Decoying and Trapping Animals. - Necessary Tools. - Preservative Soaps, Powders, etc. - Skinning and Preserving Birds. - Skinning and Preserving Mammals. - Modelling of Animals by Substitution of Clay, Composition, Plaster Casts, or Wax for Loose Stuffing. - Skinning, Preserving, and Mounting Fish. - Skinning, Preserving and Mounting Reptiles. - Dressing and Softening Skins or Fur as Leather. - Relaxing and Cleaning Skins - "Making-Up" from Pieces. - Colouring Bills and Feet of Birds, Bare Skin of Mammals, Fishes, etc. - Making Skeletons of Animals. - Egg Collecting and Preserving. - Cases, Mounts, Shields, Cabinets, Rockwork, Ferns, Grasses, Sea-Weeds etc, for "Fitting-Up." - Artistic Mounting, Modelled Foliage Screens, Lamps, Natural History Jewellery, etc. - Collecting and Preserving Insects. - The Pictorial Arrangement of Museums. Etc. This previously rare book will prove to be a valuable addition to the library of all dedicated taxidermists. Many of the earliest sporting books, particularly those dating back to the 1800s, are now extremely scarce and very expensive. Read Country Books are reprinting these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions. These editions are republished using the original text and artwork.

Taxidermist s Manual

Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on taxidermy.

Taxidermist s Manual

Author: T. J. McConnaughay

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473346932

Page: 94

View: 667

This vintage book contains a complete guide to taxidermy, with information on skinning, stuffing, mounting, and preserving a variety of animals, birds, insects, etc. Written in simple, pain language and profusely illustrated, this timeless handbook is ideal for the novice and would make for a valuable addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: "Taxidermy", "On Skinning, Stuffing, and Preservation of Birds", "Skinning", "Stuffing Birds", "Mounting Birds on Wire Frame", "Pelicans", "Pea-Fowl", "Dressing Birds with Wings Spread", "To Clean Feathers", "Preservation of Bugs, etc.", "Of Skinning Animals", "Stuffing and Mounting Animals", et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on taxidermy.

Home Taxidermy For Pleasure And Profit Legacy Edition

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!

Home Taxidermy For Pleasure And Profit  Legacy Edition

Author: Albert B. Farnham

Publisher: Doublebit Press

ISBN: 9781643891170

Page: 258

View: 151

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!