Tools and Utensils of the Fur Trade
Volume 3 of the six-volume series, Encyclopedia of Trade Goods.
It is 462 pages long and contains 600 illustrations, most in color. The format matches the previously released volumes on firearms, textiles, and provisions. This book contains chapters covering: axes, knives, kettles and cookware, traps, fishing gear, wood working tools, horse equipment, optics, smoking pipes and paraphernalia, sewing tools including needles and scissors, tanning equipment, hoes and other agricultural tools, grooming items including combs and mirrors, and much, much more! It represents over 60 years of research in Europe and North America. Three volumes from the series have each received national awards as the best references published in the United States.