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Guide to the Analysis of Potable Spirits

90 pages51 minutes


This vintage book contains a detailed guide to collecting, preserving, packing, and keeping specimens of birds, eggs, nests, feathers, and skeletons. "The Indian Ornithological Collector's Vade Mecum" constitutes a complete handbook on the subject, and will be of considerable utility to bird watchers, ornithologists, and taxidermists. Contents include: "Material and Instruments Necessary or Useful for Skinning and Preserving", "Collecting, Carrying and Keeping Fresh Birds", "Ticketting and Measuring", "Skinning", "Sexing Birds that have been Skinned", "Putting up an Drying Skins", "Cleaning and Removing Grease from Skins", "Packing Specimens", 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.

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