What You Should Know about the Purple Martin

J L Wade

Published by Griggsville, Illinois, 1966
Used Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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Eleventh Printing 1984. A unique story of a small town, an insect eating bird, and the rise of both to national prominence. Even today it underscores one of the vital environment issues we face - natural versus chemical pest control. Chapter headings: How the Purple Martin Became America's Most Wanted Bird; Getting Acquainted with Martins; How It All Began; The Martin Leads the Way; The Great State Bird Debate; The People Keep It Moving; The Martin Proves Itself; The Country Martin: His Days on the Farm; The Purple Martin Timetable; The Martin's Enemies; Do We Have Martins Here; How to be a Good Purple Martin Landlord in the 20th Century; People and Martins; The Care and Feeding of Martins; and The City Martin: His Day in the Courts. VG - light shelf wear with previous owner name stamp on title page, no other interior markings, clean and tight inside. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 239 pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000792

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Title: What You Should Know about the Purple Martin

Publisher: Griggsville, Illinois

Publication Date: 1966

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No DJ (as issued)

Book Type: Privately Printed

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