Free

Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting A Complete Handbook for the Amateur Taxidermist, Collector, Osteologist, Museum-Builder, Sportsman, and Traveller

By William T. (William Temple) Hornaday, W. J. Holland
Free
Book Description
Table of Contents
  • TAXIDERMY
  • ZOOLOGICAL COLLECTING
    • A COMPLETE HANDBOOK FOR THE AMATEUR TAXIDERMIST,
      • COLLECTOR, OSTEOLOGIST, MUSEUM-BUILDER,
      • SPORTSMAN, AND TRAVELLER
    • COLLECTOR, OSTEOLOGIST, MUSEUM-BUILDER,
    • SPORTSMAN, AND TRAVELLER
    • WILLIAM. T. HORNADAY
    • COLLECTING AND PRESERVING INSECTS
      • NEW YORK
      • CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS
        • 1894
      • 1894
    • NEW YORK
    • CHARLES SCRIBNER'S SONS
      • 1894
    • 1894
    • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS.
      • Part 1.
      • COLLECTING AND PRESERVING.
        • Part 2.
      • Part 2.
      • TAXIDERMY.
        • Part 3.
      • Part 3.
      • MAKING CASTS.
        • Part 4.
      • Part 4.
      • OSTEOLOGY.
        • Part 5.
      • Part 5.
      • THE COLLECTION AND PRESERVATION OF INSECTS.
        • Part 6.
      • Part 6.
      • GENERAL INFORMATION.
    • Part 1.
    • COLLECTING AND PRESERVING.
      • Part 2.
    • Part 2.
    • TAXIDERMY.
      • Part 3.
    • Part 3.
    • MAKING CASTS.
      • Part 4.
    • Part 4.
    • OSTEOLOGY.
      • Part 5.
    • Part 5.
    • THE COLLECTION AND PRESERVATION OF INSECTS.
      • Part 6.
    • Part 6.
    • GENERAL INFORMATION.
    • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
    • FULL-PAGE PLATES.
    • TEXT ILLUSTRATIONS.
      • PART I.
      • COLLECTING AND PRESERVING.
      • PART II.
      • TAXIDERMY.
      • PART III.
      • MAKING CASTS.
      • PART IV.
      • OSTEOLOGY.
      • PART V.
      • THE COLLECTION AND PRESERVATION OF INSECTS.
    • PART I.
    • COLLECTING AND PRESERVING.
    • PART II.
    • TAXIDERMY.
    • PART III.
    • MAKING CASTS.
    • PART IV.
    • OSTEOLOGY.
    • PART V.
    • THE COLLECTION AND PRESERVATION OF INSECTS.
    • TAXIDERMY AND ZOOLOGICAL COLLECTING.
      • PART I.—COLLECTING AND PRESERVING.
    • PART I.—COLLECTING AND PRESERVING.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • THE WORKER AND THE WORK TO BE DONE.
    • THE WORKER AND THE WORK TO BE DONE.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • OUTFITS, AND HINTS ON HUNTING.
    • OUTFITS, AND HINTS ON HUNTING.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • HOW TO SELECT AND STUDY FRESH SPECIMENS.
    • HOW TO SELECT AND STUDY FRESH SPECIMENS.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • TREATMENT OF THE SKINS OF SMALL MAMMALS.
    • TREATMENT OF THE SKINS OF SMALL MAMMALS.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • COLLECTING AND PRESERVING THE SKINS OF LARGE MAMMALS.
    • COLLECTING AND PRESERVING THE SKINS OF LARGE MAMMALS.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • COLLECTING SKINS OF SMALL BIRDS.
    • COLLECTING SKINS OF SMALL BIRDS.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • COLLECTING SKINS OF LARGE BIRDS.
    • COLLECTING SKINS OF LARGE BIRDS.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • COLLECTING REPTILES.
    • COLLECTING REPTILES.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • COLLECTING FISHES.
    • COLLECTING FISHES.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • COLLECTING MARINE INVERTEBRATES.
    • COLLECTING MARINE INVERTEBRATES.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • COLLECTING BIRDS' EGGS AND NESTS.
    • COLLECTING BIRDS' EGGS AND NESTS.
    • PART II.—TAXIDERMY.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • THE LABORATORY AND ITS APPOINTMENTS.
    • THE LABORATORY AND ITS APPOINTMENTS.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • PRELIMINARY WORK IN MOUNTING MAMMALS.
    • PRELIMINARY WORK IN MOUNTING MAMMALS.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL APPLICATION IN MOUNTING
      • THE HIGHER VERTEBRATES.
    • PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL APPLICATION IN MOUNTING
    • THE HIGHER VERTEBRATES.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • MOUNTING SMALL MAMMALS.
    • MOUNTING SMALL MAMMALS.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • MOUNTING LARGE MAMMALS.—ORDINARY METHODS.
    • MOUNTING LARGE MAMMALS.—ORDINARY METHODS.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • MOUNTING LARGE MAMMALS: THE CONSTRUCTION OF
      • MANIKINS.
    • MOUNTING LARGE MAMMALS: THE CONSTRUCTION OF
    • MANIKINS.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • FINISHING MOUNTED MAMMALS.
    • FINISHING MOUNTED MAMMALS.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • MOUNTING MAMMAL HEADS AS TROPHIES AND ORNAMENTS.
    • MOUNTING MAMMAL HEADS AS TROPHIES AND ORNAMENTS.
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • FACIAL EXPRESSION AND MOUTH MODELING.
    • FACIAL EXPRESSION AND MOUTH MODELING.
    • CHAPTER XXI.
      • RELAXING DRY SKINS OF BIRDS.
    • RELAXING DRY SKINS OF BIRDS.
    • CHAPTER XXII.
      • MOUNTING SMALL BIRDS.
    • MOUNTING SMALL BIRDS.
    • CHAPTER XXIII.
      • MOUNTING LARGE BIRDS.
    • MOUNTING LARGE BIRDS.
    • CHAPTER XXIV.
      • CLEANING THE PLUMAGE OF BIRDS.
    • CLEANING THE PLUMAGE OF BIRDS.
    • CHAPTER XXV.
      • MOUNTING REPTILES.
    • MOUNTING REPTILES.
    • CHAPTER XXVI.
      • MOUNTING FISHES.
    • MOUNTING FISHES.
    • CHAPTER XXVII.
      • MOUNTING LOBSTERS AND CRABS.
    • MOUNTING LOBSTERS AND CRABS.
    • CHAPTER XXVIII.
      • ORNAMENTAL TAXIDERMY.
      • EXPLANATION OF PLATE XVI.
    • ORNAMENTAL TAXIDERMY.
    • EXPLANATION OF PLATE XVI.
    • CHAPTER XXIX.
      • GROUPS AND GROUPING.
    • GROUPS AND GROUPING.
    • CHAPTER XXX.
      • GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF GROUP-MAKING.
    • GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF GROUP-MAKING.
    • CHAPTER XXXI.
      • GROUPS OF MAMMALS.
    • GROUPS OF MAMMALS.
    • CHAPTER XXXII.
      • GROUPS OF BIRDS AND REPTILES.
    • GROUPS OF BIRDS AND REPTILES.
    • CHAPTER XXXIII.
      • HINTS ON PAINTING MUSEUM SPECIMENS.
    • HINTS ON PAINTING MUSEUM SPECIMENS.
    • PART III.—MAKING CASTS.
    • CHAPTER XXXIV.
      • PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL APPLICATION IN MAKING MOULDS AND CASTS.
    • PRINCIPLES OF UNIVERSAL APPLICATION IN MAKING MOULDS AND CASTS.
    • CHAPTER XXXV.
      • CASTS OF MAMMALS, FISHES, AND REPTILES.
    • CASTS OF MAMMALS, FISHES, AND REPTILES.
    • PART IV.—OSTEOLOGY.
    • CHAPTER XXXVI.
      • COLLECTING SKELETONS.
    • COLLECTING SKELETONS.
    • CHAPTER XXXVII.
      • CLEANING LARGE SKELETONS BY MACERATING.
    • CLEANING LARGE SKELETONS BY MACERATING.
    • CHAPTER XXXVIII.
      • CLEANING AND MOUNTING SMALL SKELETONS.
    • CLEANING AND MOUNTING SMALL SKELETONS.
    • CHAPTER XXXIX.
      • MOUNTING A LARGE DISARTICULATED SKELETON.
    • MOUNTING A LARGE DISARTICULATED SKELETON.
    • PART V.—THE COLLECTION AND PRESERVATION OF INSECTS.
    • CHAPTER XL.
      • THE CLASSIFICATION OF INSECTS.
      • ARTHROPODA.
    • THE CLASSIFICATION OF INSECTS.
    • ARTHROPODA.
    • CHAPTER XLI.
      • EGGS AND LARVÆ: BREEDING AND REARING.
    • EGGS AND LARVÆ: BREEDING AND REARING.
    • CHAPTER XLII.
      • COLLECTING IMAGOES.
    • COLLECTING IMAGOES.
    • CHAPTER XLIII.
      • PREPARATION, CARE, AND DISPLAY OF INSECTS.
    • PREPARATION, CARE, AND DISPLAY OF INSECTS.
    • PART VI.—GENERAL INFORMATION.
    • CHAPTER XLIV.
      • INSECT PESTS AND POISONING.
    • INSECT PESTS AND POISONING.
    • CHAPTER XLV.
      • USEFUL INFORMATION.
    • USEFUL INFORMATION.
    • CHAPTER XLVI.
      • THE BEST BOOKS OF REFERENCE FOR THE TAXIDERMIST AND COLLECTOR.
    • THE BEST BOOKS OF REFERENCE FOR THE TAXIDERMIST AND COLLECTOR.
    • INDEX.
      • GEORGE H. SOWDON.FREDERIC S. WEBSTER.
    • GEORGE H. SOWDON.FREDERIC S. WEBSTER.
  • SOWDON & WEBSTER,
    • 738 Broadway, New York,
      • EXPERTS IN THE PREPARATION OF
    • EXPERTS IN THE PREPARATION OF
  • Zoological Material.
    • Groups of Mammals and Birds,
      • In Mounting Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Fishes,
    • In Mounting Mammals, Birds, Reptiles and Fishes,
    • ··Use Good Glass Eyes··
      • THAT ARE TRUE TO NATURE IN SHAPE, COLOR, AND SIZE.
    • THAT ARE TRUE TO NATURE IN SHAPE, COLOR, AND SIZE.
  • DEMUTH BROTHERS,
    • 89 Walker Street, New York.
    • Manufacturers of FINE GLASS EYES of every description,
      • Standard·Specialties
        • IN
      • IN
    • Standard·Specialties
      • IN
    • IN
  • MUSEUM HARDWARE.
    • Groups of Mammals, Birds and Reptiles,
  • Artificial Leaves, Plants and Vines,
    • OF EVERY DESCRIPTION,
  • PELLETIER & CO.,
    • MANUFACTURERS AND IMPORTERS,
      • 135 Wooster Street, New York.
    • 135 Wooster Street, New York.
  • C. DORFLINGER & SONS,
  • Glass Manufacturers,
    • White Mills, Wayne Co., Penn.
      • NEW YORK OFFICE: 36 MURRAY STREET.
    • NEW YORK OFFICE: 36 MURRAY STREET.
  • Anatomical and Specimen Jars
  • SKINS OF
  • MAMMALS, BIRDS,
  • REPTILES, Etc.
  • MOUNTED HEADS,
    • OF
      • DEER, ELK, MOOSE, CARIBOU, BUFFALO, ELEPHANT,
      • AFRICAN ANTELOPE, Etc.
    • DEER, ELK, MOOSE, CARIBOU, BUFFALO, ELEPHANT,
    • AFRICAN ANTELOPE, Etc.
  • WARD'S
  • Natural Science Establishment,
    • ROCHESTER, N.Y.
    • WRITE FOR CIRCULAR.
    • Taxidermists: Naturalists:
      • BIRDS' EGGS, BIRDS' SKINS,
      • MOUNTED BIRDS AND MAMMALS,
        • AND
      • AND
      • LAND AND MARINE CURIOSITIES,
        • Ornithologist, Oologist, Entomologist,
        • Botanist and Taxidermist,
      • Ornithologist, Oologist, Entomologist,
      • Botanist and Taxidermist,
      • ALSO PUBLISHERS OF THE
    • BIRDS' EGGS, BIRDS' SKINS,
    • MOUNTED BIRDS AND MAMMALS,
      • AND
    • AND
    • LAND AND MARINE CURIOSITIES,
      • Ornithologist, Oologist, Entomologist,
      • Botanist and Taxidermist,
    • Ornithologist, Oologist, Entomologist,
    • Botanist and Taxidermist,
    • ALSO PUBLISHERS OF THE
    • ORNITHOLOGIST AND OOLOGIST.
  • Frank Blake Webster Company,
    • MUSEUM AND SUPPLY DEPOT,
  • HYDE PARK, MASS.
  • FOREST AND STREAM
  • ROD AND GUN.
  • Two Years in the Jungle.
    • The Experiences of a Hunter and Naturalist in India,
      • Ceylon, the Malay Peninsula, and Borneo.
    • Ceylon, the Malay Peninsula, and Borneo.
    • THE EXPEDITION AND ITS OBJECT.
      • FOOTNOTES:
    • FOOTNOTES:
    • Transcriber's Notes
    No review for this book yet, be the first to review.
      No comment for this book yet, be the first to comment
      You May Also Like
      Also Available On
      App store smallGoogle play small
      Categories
      Curated Lists
      • Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (Information Science and Statistics)
        by Christopher M. Bishop
        Data mining
        by I. H. Witten
        The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction
        by Various
        See more...
      • CK-12 Chemistry
        by Various
        Concept Development Studies in Chemistry
        by John Hutchinson
        An Introduction to Chemistry - Atoms First
        by Mark Bishop
        See more...
      • Microsoft Word - How to Use Advanced Algebra II.doc
        by Jonathan Emmons
        Advanced Algebra II: Activities and Homework
        by Kenny Felder
        de2de
        by
        See more...
      • The Sun Who Lost His Way
        by
        Tania is a Detective
        by Kanika G
        Firenze_s-Light
        by
        See more...
      • Java 3D Programming
        by Daniel Selman
        The Java EE 6 Tutorial
        by Oracle Corporation
        JavaKid811
        by
        See more...