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SCRIMSHAW IN THEORY AND PRACTICE by Richard Maier. Spiral bound, 136 pages, 6 x 9. Scrimshaw is the art of Eskimos and whalers. They began carving fine lines into walrus ivory and bones, which developed into complex images. Today, scrimshaw is a recognized art form that inspires collectors all over the world. Richard Maier is one of the best scrimshanders internationally. In this volume Maier explains the history and technique of scrimshaw engraving. Most of the book is a practical guide for those who want to try their hand or improve their skills in this ancient art. Includes tips on materials, equipment and tools, and describes every step in detail. Many full color photographs and illustrations throughout.         No.   703468    Each $24.99