A Book for Ladies: The Art of Preserving Natural Flowers, Making Skeleton Leaves, and Preserving and Mounting Butterflies, Moths, and Insects of All Descriptions (Classic Reprint) by E A Buele (Paperback / softback, 2016)
Excerpt from A Book for Ladies: The Art of Preserving Natural Flowers, Making Skeleton Leaves, and Preserving and Mounting Butterflies, Moths, and Insects of All Descriptions The following directions fully carried out, will enable any one to become proficient in this art in a very short time. Gather the leaves carefully, taking special care t to bruise or break them, and select only those that are perfect and fully developed; very young leaves are useless, being too tender to withstand the process they are to go through. Procure an earthen jar that will hold about four or five gallons, fill this with clean rain water. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.