The Amateur Taxidermist by Jean Labrie (1972) hardcover book


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Jean Labrie, translated from the French by Florence Wall - The Amateur Taxidermist: A Step-by-Step Illustrated Handbook on How to Stuff and Preserve Birds, Fish, and Furred Animals

New York City: Hart Publishing Company, Inc., 1972. Hardcover. 8vo. Brown boards with gold lettering. 156pp. The text is illustrated with (rather graphic so you’ve been warned) black-and-white photographs. Fair condition. Binding error present at front endpaper/title page (page is stuck to binding). Minor creasing, scratching, rubbing, smudging, toning, and discoloration to the text-block edge, endpapers, pages of the text, and outer/inner boards. The dust jacket has not been price clipped and is in fair condition. Chipping to the upper and lower spine. Open tear to the upper spine. Sun-fading to the jacket spine. Edge-wear. Chipping to corners. Rubbing to the front and rear covers. Scuffing, rubbing, foxing, chipping, creasing, scratching, rubbing, smudging, toning, and discoloration to all faces of the dust jacket. Damage to the lower spine of the dust jacket.

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