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Author Name:    MINER, Jack

Title:   Jack Miner and the Birds and Some Things I Know about Nature. in dj.

Publisher:    Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1923, 

Seller ID:   88209

MINER, Jack. Jack Miner and the Birds and Some Things I Know about Nature. Toronto : The Ryerson Press, (1923). Pp. 178, including portrait frontispiece., with tissue guard. Illustrated with [52] illustrations of black & white photographs to text. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine and upper board. John Thomas 'Jack' Miner, OBE (b. April 10, 1865, Dover Center, Ohio d. November 3, 1944, Gosfield South Township, Kingsville, Ontario) noted Caandian conservationist and nature writer. Jack Miner a Canadian of international renown was one of the most famous bird naturalists in North America. Chapters : 1. Who is Jack Miner?; 2. My First Pets; 3. Market Hunting; 4. Our Faithful Dogs; 5. Bob White Quail; 6. Raising English or Ring-necked Pheasants in Canada; 7. The Natural Enemies of our Birds; 8. Some Things I have Know Cannibal Birds to Do; 9. Weasels, and How to Destroy Them; 10. Robins; 11. The Bluebirds; 12. Woodpeckers; 13. The Swallow Family; 14. Wild Duck Hunting; 15. Knowledge and Ways of the Wild Duck; 16. Do Birds Return to Their Same Homes?; 17. Birds as Missionary Messengers; 18. How Wild Ducks Conceal Their Nests; 19. My Last Distinguished Family of Pet Ducks; 20. Ducks' Love Soon Ceases; 21. The Migration of Ducks; 22. Can Birds Smell?; 23. The Canada Goose; 24. Nesting Canada Geese; 25. Our Model Canada Goose; 26. Do Birds Have a Language?; 27. The Career of Jack Johnson; 28. The Migration of Our Canada Goose; 29. Catching and Tagging the Wild Goose; 30.Game Protection; 31. Creating a Bird Sanctuary; 32. Our Native Swans; 33. The Line of Migration; 34. Inquiries and Answers; 35. Sportsmanship 36. Conclusion. Faint soiling to boards, bookplate to front pastedown, else good in rubbed, chipped dust jacket. 25.00

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