A History of British Taxidermy - Christopher Frost A History of British Taxidermy - Christopher Frost


Widely regarded as the foremost book on British taxidermy to date. This sought after book has become increasingly hard to obtain. Packed with information on many of the well known historical taxidermists in the UK, this informative book has also over 240 B/w photographs & illustrations with pictorial end-papers depicting old trade labels.
Whilst much has come to light since its publication, it still remains an invaluable source of information on the subject. A must have book for any collector.

Highly recommended book.





Victorian Taxidermy - It's Finest Exponents - Christopher Frost Victorian Taxidermy - It's Finest Exponents - Christopher Frost


The forerunner to Chris’s excellent book - A HISTORY OF BRITISH TAXIDERMY (listed above). This book is becoming extremely rare and hard to obtain. The front cover depicts the Iconic Peter Spicer - Snowy Owl, now the logo of the British Historical Taxidermy Society.

A very collectable book being the first of its kind in the UK.

 






Rowland Ward - Taxidermist to the World - Pat Morris Rowland Ward - Taxidermist to the World - Pat Morris


An excellent book on this world famous firm of taxidermists.  Many photographs and illustrations throughout its 164 pages. For over 100 years Rowland Ward’s was renown around the world, patronised by royalty, the business was an integral part of Victorian colonial life.
 Pat Morris has documented all aspects of the firms work including the innovative Wardian furniture and produced a comprehensive work that provides the reader with a very interesting insight into a bygone era.

Highly recommended. A must have book for any collector of taxidermy.

 







Gerrard & Sons - A Taxidermy Memoir - Pat Morris Gerrard & Sons - A Taxidermy Memoir - Pat Morris


An excellent book on this world famous firm of taxidermists.  Many photographs and illustrations throughout its 164 pages. For over 100 years Rowland Ward’s was renown around the world, patronised by royalty, the business was an integral part of Victorian colonial life.
Pat Morris has documented all aspects of the firms work including the innovative Wardian furniture and produced a comprehensive work that provides the reader with a very interesting insight into a bygone era.

Highly recommended. A must have book for any collector of taxidermy.

 






A Record of Spicer - Robert Chinnery A Record of Spicer - Robert Chinnery


A quality publication from Robert Chinnery. The name Peter Spicer is synonymous with quality taxidermy and as such, their work has become some of the most sought after and collectable with enthusiasts.
This very informative and invaluable reference book contains many photographs of the fine cases the firm produced, it also contains a number of tipped in colour plates.

Please note: The cover of this book is susceptible to showing slight wear due to material used on the cover boards.


 






The Olgilvie Bird Collection - Christopher Frost - Standard Edition The Olgilvie Bird Collection - Christopher Frost - Standard Edition


A descriptive account of the celebrated Ogilvie collection residing in the Ipswich museum, Suffolk.  Presented to the museum in 1918 the 770 cases of taxidermy in this collection are the work of the most famous of all Norfolk taxidermists, T.E. Gunn. The collection is widely believed to be the finest of its kind in the UK. Contains colour photographs and some sketches.