The Mentor, 1926. 1st edition. Paperback. 1st edition. 1 issue, Vol.13 No.12 (Jan. 1926). A Very Good copy. 4to., 62 pp., with additional advertisements. Blue and yellow wraps, illustrated with a b&w photograph of stuffed elephants. Some light soiling and edge wear to the magazine (mostly just the wraps). Internally very clean. Very Good. Item #25961
This issue of THE MENTOR is dedicated to Carl Akeley, and his African Hall, the exhibit in the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Subtitled: "How Big Game has been Collected and Assembled for the African Exhibit in the American Museum of natural Histroy, New York. Akeley was a pioneering American taxidermist, sculptor, biologist, conservationist, inventor, and nature photographer, noted for his contributions to American museums, most notably to the Milwaukee Public Museum, Field Museum of Natural History and the American Museum of Natural History. He is considered the father of modern taxidermy.