How to Stuff Birds and Animals A valuable book giving instruction in collecting, preparing, mounting, and preserving birds, animals, and insects
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How to Stuff Birds and Animals A valuable book giving instruction in collecting, preparing, mounting, and preserving birds, animals, and insects

By Aaron A. Warford
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Table of Contents
  • HOW TO STUFF BIRDS AND ANIMALS
  • HOW TO Stuff Birds and Animals.
  • CHAPTER I. SKINNING, PREPARING, AND MOUNTING THE MAMMALIA, OR QUADRUPEDS.
    • SKINNING.
    • STUFFING QUADRUPEDS, ETC.
    • APES AND MONKEYS.
    • BATS.
    • HEDGEHOGS.
    • BEARS.
    • BEAVER, ETC.
    • THE PORCUPINE.
    • HARES AND RABBITS.
    • DEER, ANTELOPES, GOATS, ETC.
    • THE DOLPHIN, PORPOISE, ETC.
  • CHAPTER II. SKINNING, PRESERVING, AND MOUNTING BIRDS.
    • SKINNING.
    • STUFFING BIRDS.
    • MR. BULLOCK’S METHOD OF STUFFING BIRDS.
    • A NEW AND EASIER METHOD OF BIRD SKINNING AND STUFFING.
  • CHAPTER III. THE ART OF MOUNTING BIRDS, DRIED SKINS, FEATHERS, ETC.
    • MOUNTING IN GENERAL.
    • BIRD PINNED UP.
    • METHOD OF MOUNTING DRIED SKINS.
    • OF MOUNTING BIRDS, FEATHER BY FEATHER.
    • PRESERVATION OF COLORS.
  • CHAPTER IV. COLLECTING AND PRESERVING BIRDS’ EGGS AND NESTS.
  • CHAPTER V. SKINNING, PRESERVING, AND SETTING UP REPTILES, FISHES AND MOLLUSCOUS ANIMALS, ETC.
    • TORTOISES AND TURTLES.
    • CROCODILES AND LIZARDS IN GENERAL.
    • SERPENTS IN GENERAL.
    • FROGS AND TOADS.
    • FISHES.
      • LAMPREYS, EELS, AND OTHER FISH OF SIMILAR FORM.
      • OF SKINNING FISH IN GENERAL.
      • STUFFING.
      • LOBSTERS, CRABS, ETC.
    • LAMPREYS, EELS, AND OTHER FISH OF SIMILAR FORM.
    • OF SKINNING FISH IN GENERAL.
    • STUFFING.
    • LOBSTERS, CRABS, ETC.
  • CHAPTER VI. PRESERVING SPIDERS, GALLY-WORMS, AND INSECTS.
    • SPIDERS.
    • INSECTS.
    • THE EGGS OF INSECTS.
    • THE LARVÆ, OR CATERPILLARS.
    • THE PUPA.
    • METHOD OF BREEDING INSECTS.
  • CHAPTER VII. RECEIPTS. FOR VARIOUS ARTICLES USED IN THE PRESERVATION AND SETTING UP OF ANIMALS.
    • SOLUTION OF CORROSIVE SUBLIMATE. Mr. Waterton’s Method.
    • ARSENICAL SOAP. Invented by Becoeur, Apothecary, Metz.
    • SOLUTION OF PEARL-ASHES.
    • ANNEALED IRON WIRE.
    • CEMENT.
    • GUM PASTE.
    • FLOUR PASTE.
    • SOLUTION OF GUM-ARABIC.
    • PAPER, PASTE, GUMMED.
    • POLLEN POWDER.
    • RED VARNISH.
    • LUTING FOR RENDERING BOTTLES AIR-TIGHT.
    • TOW AND FLAX SLIVERS.
    • METHOD OF MAKING ENAMEL-EYES FOR ANIMALS.
    • ARTICLES REQUIRED FOR SKINNING AND MOUNTING QUADRUPEDS, BIRDS, REPTILES, AND FISHES.
    • INSTRUCTIONS TO TRAVELERS.
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