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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  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
Title: Jack Miner and the Birds and Some Things I Know about Nature. in dj.
Publisher: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1923,:
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