This has been redone and brought up to date -- and is here presented as a new book, though actually it has been a standard for some 25 years. Taxidermy can be considered a hobby; today with professionals often unobtainable, it will often be a necessity for people who want to preserve their take, to know how to do it themselves. Tools and materials, substitutes now that some materials are not available, mothproofing solution, papier machâ€šs, pastes, etc. Procedure for deer, fish, wildcat, small mammals. A how-to-do book, which, apparently, has no competitor in the field.