Pictorial Encyclopedia of Furs: "From Animal Land to Furtown." Combined Volumes I, II, and III.

Samet, Arthur

Published by Arthur Samet (Book Division), New York, 1950
Condition: Very Good + Hardcover
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474 pp, prologue, foreword, acknowledgments, introductory theme, I. Fur and Hair of Animals of the Fur Trading Empire; II. Families of Hoofed Animals; III. Weasel Family; IV. Family of Canine Fur Beareres; V. Families of Gnawing Fur Bearers; VI. Bear and Raccoon Families; VII. Cat Tribe; VIII. Aquatic Fur Bearers -- Fin Footed; IX. Pouch Bearing Mammals; X. Family of Insectg Eaters; XI. Tale of Tails; XII. Glances at the Fur Merchant in Action; Seasonal Assortments; Geographical Distribution of Furs; XIII. Wear and Common Sense Care of Furs; XIV. Appraising Furs for Insurance; Alphabetical Review of Technical Expressions; Scheme of Animal Classifications; Charts of Colors; XV. Trade Practice Rules for Fur Industry; index. Pen & Ink Illustrations Sketched by Jules Halfant. Photographs of Furs & Skins by the Author. Completely Revised for 1950 Edition. Minor edge wear with lightly age-toned text block edges. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Black faux-leather with blind-stamped lettering to front board and spine. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 002267

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Title: Pictorial Encyclopedia of Furs: "From Animal...

Publisher: Arthur Samet (Book Division), New York

Publication Date: 1950

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Jules Halfant

Book Condition:Very Good +

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Revised Edition.

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