The book is a concise and practical guide for students of Zoology. Comprising seven parts, the book commences with underpinnings for laboratory work and proceeds to detail on microscopes, laboratory reagents, dissections, preparation of permanent slides, museums, mountings and so on, providing a comprehensive treatment of the subject.
1. General Directions for Laboratory Work, 2. Microscopes, 3. Preparation of Laboratory Reagents, 4. Dissections, 5. Preparation of Permanent Slides, 6. Important Mountings, 7. Study of Museum Specimens (Museology), 8. Phylum Chordata, 9. Group-Protochordata, 10. Class-Cyclostomata, 11. Superclass-Pisces, 12. Class Amphibia, 13. Class-Reptilia, 14. Class-Aves (Birds), 15. Class Mammalia, 16. Slides of Protochordata, 17. Slides of Cylostomata, 18. Slides of Fishes, 19. Slides of Amphibia, 20. Slides of Reptilia, 21. Slides of Birds, 22. Slides of Mammalia, 23. Histology of Some Vertebrate Tissues, 24. Embryological Slides, 25. Osteology, 26. Skeleton of Scoliodon, 27. Skeleton of Frog, 28. Skeleton of Varanus, 29. Skeleton of Fowl, 30. Skeleton of Rabbit, 31. Skeleton of Dog, 32. List of Chemicals and Apparatus, 33. Experimental Biochemistry and Physiology, 34. Chromatography