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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
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  • 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
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