Reviews

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‘This book is eye candy...’
 – The New York Times

‘…expect to close these well - illustrated pages an expert'
 – Vanity Fair

‘A cacophony of the covetable, weird and wonderful … decidedly hard to put down’
– The Field

‘Visually arresting’
 – Country Life

‘Its numerous colour photographs are of such astonishingly high quality as to take my breath away … most handsomely presented and sumptuously bound … it is all strikingly pleasing to the eye’
– Fortean Times

‘This intriguing book is a beautiful tribute to a controversial practice’

 – Stylist

‘Alexis Turner's TAXIDERMY is historical, romantic and curiosity-shop voyeurism. Turner's book is the first to consider this medium as an art form. The renowned London dealer and collector showcases the very best of both classic work and modern contemporary pieces'
 – Huffington Post

‘This beautifully bound book covers taxidermy's story, starting with the Egyptian mummification of cats to contemporary feather fashion on the cat walk'
 – San Francisco Chronicle

‘Beautiful book that catalogues and illustrates every aspect of this resurgent art form’
 – Irish Tatler

‘Beautifully designed…a cabinet-of-curiosities of a book…beautiful, odd, intriguing, strange and sometimes repellent, just like the history of taxidermy itself’
 – Irish Times

‘The definitive book on the subject, illustrated with stunning photography that explores this rich art form, past and present. It is the most comprehensive and beautiful survey of taxidermy ever produced’
– Antiques Info

‘Really fantastic…can't wait to get stuck into it...’
 – Derren Brown

‘All kinds of eccentric beasts appear in Alexis Turner’s new taxidermy tome, from acrobatic elephants to Victorian two-headed beasts’
- Metropolitan
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