Greenfield Center, NY: Modern Taxidermist, 1936. 1st. First Edition. 16mo. 44 pp. Illustrations. Stiff silver wrappers with red lettering & ruling; black drawing of a horn on front cover. Previous owner stamp and names else a fine copy. Uncommon craft book; no copies located in the market and OCLC. Item #17617
The purpose of this booklet is to give the amateur, as well as the expert, clear illustrated instructions in the art of horn craft-work. Includes sections on Material and Tools; Scraping and Polishing Horns; Mounting Horns; Articles Made From Horns; and Miscellaneous Tips. Illustrations show some intriguing items made from horn such as book ends, shoe rack, candle holders, desk lamps and more.