This vintage book contains a detailed guide to collecting, preserving, packing, and keeping specimens of birds, eggs, nests, feathers, and skeletons. "e;The Indian Ornithological Collector's Vade Mecum"e; constitutes a complete handbook on the subject, and will be of considerable utility to bird watchers, ornithologists, and taxidermists. Contents include: "e;Material and Instruments Necessary or Useful for Skinning and Preserving"e;, "e;Collecting, Carrying and Keeping Fresh Birds"e;, "e;Ticketting and Measuring"e;, "e;Skinning"e;, "e;Sexing Birds that have been Skinned"e;, "e;Putting up an Drying Skins"e;, "e;Cleaning and Removing Grease from Skins"e;, "e;Packing Specimens"e;, et cetera. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on taxidermy.
Guide to the Analysis of Potable Spirits
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