Here are some other books I found in the museum:
Biological Techniques: Collecting, Preserving, and Illustrating Plants and Animals. Jens W. Knudsen, 1966, Harper & Row. (a different book from the one I sent you before but presumably with a lot of the same information – larger than the other one)
Mammal Collectors' Manual. D. W. Nagorsen and R. L. Peterson. 1980. Life Sciences Miscellaneous Publications, Royal Ontario Museum.
The Preservation of Natural History Specimens, Vol. 1, Invertebrates. R. Wagstaffe and J. H. Fidler, 1955, H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd.
The Preservation of Natural History Specimens, Vol. 2, Zoology-Vertebrates, also Botany, Geology, 1968, R. Wagstaffe and J. H. Fidler, 1955, H. F. & G. Witherby Ltd.
Hopefully among these questions will be answered. Of course all of them are out of print but might be available in some libraries (or look at used-book websites). Interesting that we, at least, don't have anything very new, and I can't recall seeing anything, except of course in books on insects there is often a section on collecting and preserving (as in my dragonfly books).
Here are some of his books:
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On May 18, 2014, at 10:12 AM, Sharon Birzer wrote:
Does anyone have recommendations for books or other resources on field work, how to preserve specimens, work on site to get all the necessary information for an illustration?
Also, does anyone have any experience or have traveled with the group "ARtBio Collaborative" at this link:
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