From 1790 on. An exciting Vermeil Exhibition Collection on 132 pages dealing with a not commonplace topic: NATURE'S WILDLIFE EXPLOITED BY HUMANS. There are six main chapters: 1) Gathering and Hunting; 2) With the Weapons the coveted Birdlife came within Reach to be exploited; 3) Man is not exploiting Land living Mammals only; 4) Aquatic Wildlife has been exploited since Beginning of Mankind; 5) The Term "Hunting" covers many Form of Exploitation; 6) Today Efforts are being made to rectify some Damages caused to Nature. This collection contains, besides a very large number of proofs, varieties, artworks, fancy cancellations, some extremely rare pieces, such as "Rabbit fancy cancel - used only on the 27th March, 1932", "Cancel on stamp originally on letter sent from the Royal Hunting Camp Mangalpur, South Central Nepal - only 2 copies are known. It was in use for 10 days only, and is the only special native postmark known prior to to 1949", "A very rare Japanese cancel used in occupied city of Yushan on Taiwan in 1932 - depicting Ring-necked Pheasants", "Swedish feather letter with a mallard feather", "Very rare letter sent from whaling ship 'Harpooneer' from Bahia to UK", "Extremely rare cancel on cover cancelled August 4th, 1898, onboard whaling steamer 'Valencia', belonging to Pacific Steam Whaling Company", "Cover bearing violet seal (Engures Basnizas Sihmogs) used by the church in Engure", "Extremely rare cancellation 'CAT CAY 8 SEP 1936 BAHAMAS', only 2 or 3 copies known", "A very rare cover of the 'Division of Game and Fish' in Minnesota", and of course some more best items! The collection is beautifully prepared and designed and expertly commented. This collection has been awarded Gold at several National Exhibitions. A very worthwhile object!