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Directions for collecting, preserving and transporting specimens of natural history / prepared for the use of the Smithsonian Institution.

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM p.d. 506 Unm58 v. 2, art. 7 (Text) 1720101-2016 General Federal documents Available -

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  • Physical Description: 40 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Third edition.
  • Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution, 1859.
  • Manufacturer: Philadelphia : Collins, Printer

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General Note: Originally issued in 1859 as Smithsonian Institution publication 34; later reprinted in 1862 as article 7 of volume 2 of the Smithsonian miscellaneous collections (simultaneously Smithsonian Institution publication 123).
Prepared under the direction of S.F. Baird.
Formatted Contents Note: General remarks -- Instruments, preservative materials, etc. -- Skinning and stuffing animals -- Preserving in liquids, and by other modes besides skinning -- Embryos -- Nests and eggs -- Preparation of skeletons -- Plants -- Minerals and fossils -- Minute microscopical organisms -- Marine invertebrates.
Subject: Natural history > Technique.

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