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Miner, Jack [John Thomas]

Published by The Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago, IL, USA (1947)

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Item Description: The Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago, IL, USA, 1947. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Memorial Edition. Preface by J. Earle Jenner. Good black cloth. Some wear, soiling, frayed spine extremities, usual ex-library markings, no jacket. (1947), (1923), 8vo, [16], 1-302pp. [2], Memorial edition of Jack MIner 1865-1944 published after his death circa 1947. "John Thomas Miner, OBE (April 10, 1865 ¿ November 3, 1944), or "Wild Goose Jack," was a Canadian conservationist called by some the "father" of North American conservationism. Perhaps Miner¿s most significant contribution to the conservation movement was his practice of banding ducks and geese." wikipedia. Bookseller Inventory # 030783

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Jack Miner

Published by Pocket Books, Markham, Ontario, Canada (1976)

ISBN 10: 0671801805 ISBN 13: 9780671801809

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Item Description: Pocket Books, Markham, Ontario, Canada, 1976. Softcover. Book Condition: Good+. 188 pp. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Overall wear to covers and pages with a few stain marks. Pages are toned. Small wrinkle in front cover. Previous owner's name inside back cover. A good reading copy. Jack Miner (1865 1944), also known as "Wild Goose Jack" was a Canadian conservationist. Offered for sale by Come By Chance Books- a small, family-run bookshop in beautiful Niagara on the Lake, Ontario. Bookseller Inventory # 1587

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Miner, Jack ( Wild Goose Jack )

Published by Toronto, ON: Ryerson Press, 1922 and 1929, 1st Edition, First and Later Printings, Toronto, Ontario (1922)

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Item Description: Toronto, ON: Ryerson Press, 1922 and 1929, 1st Edition, First and Later Printings, Toronto, Ontario, 1922. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good (see description). Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description). No Dustjackets (illustrator). Later and/or First Printings. ---------2 volumes, hardcovers, BIRDS is a solid Good copy which has had spine tears repaired, nice clean tight copy, some offset to endpapers, no dustjacket, contemporary gift inscription (actually 1922 so a very early copy of this 1st edition ), b&w photos, 178 pages, contents include: Who is Jack Miner; My First Pets; Market Hunting; Our Faithful Dogs; Bob White Quail; Raising English or Ring-necked Pheasants in Canada; The Natural Enemies of Our Birds; Some Things I Have Known Cannibal Birds to Do; Weasels and How to Destroy Them; Robins; Bluebirds; Woodpeckers; The Swallow Family; Wild Duck Hunting; Knowledge and Ways of the Wild Duck; Do Birds Return to Their Same Homes?; Birds as Missionary Messengers; How Wild Ducks conceal Their Nests; My Last Distinguished Family of Pet Ducks; Ducks' Love Soon Ceases; The Migration of Ducks; Can Birds smell?; The Canada Goose; Nesting Canada Geese; Our Model Canada Goose; Do Birds Have a Language?; The Career of Jack Johnson; The Migration of Our Canada Goose; Catching and Tagging the Wild Goose; Game Protection; Creating a Bird Sanctuary; Our Native Swans; The Line of Migration; Inquiries and Answers; Sportsmanship; Conclusion, ---TOPICS is a solid Very Good copy, no dustjackjet, 111 pages, b&w photos, contents include: Introduction; The Unfinished Migratory Bird Treaty; Interfering with Nature; Fishing on the Wrong Side of the Boat; The Canada Goose on Canada's Flag; The Canada Goose as Canada's Emblem; Wild Geese; Deer and Wolves; Educational Conservation; Crows; The Well-Meaning but Thoughtless Public, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Not Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 141495

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Miner, Jack

Published by Ryerson Press, Toronto (1923)

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Item Description: Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1923. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. First Edition. -----The scan you see is the book you get. Green cloth with gilt on spine, red top edge, 178 pages, decorated end papers, filled with b & w photos including tissue guarded frontis, Very Good condition, no names, minor edge wear/rubbing, Check out the scans. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 004084

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Miner (Jack).

Published by The Reilly & Lee Co. Chicago, Illinois.

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Item Description: The Reilly & Lee Co. Chicago, Illinois. (1923) ND US reprint. Ppxvi,176. B/w photographs & illustrations. Pictorial end-papers. Very good. Jack Miner first published this book privately in Canada. The book's unexpected success resulted in subsequent commercial editions. Miner was a countryman and, amongst other things, professional wildfowler ('market gunner') who studied his surroundings in detail. His experiments with habitat management and raising wild birds lead to him establishing his famous Miner Bird Sanctuary in Western Ontario. Bookseller Inventory # 29742

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MINER, JACK

Published by The Ryerson Press, Toronto (1923)

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Item Description: The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1923. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good +. No Jacket. First Edition. pp: 178. Dark green cloth covered boards stamped in gilt, pictorial endpapers, frontispiece portrait of the author. Additional black and white illustrations in the text. A good copy with moderately worn spine ends and corners and soiling on the boards. Previous owner's name (twice) on the free endpaper. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 251572

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Miner, Jack

Published by Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co (1925)

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Item Description: Chicago: The Reilly & Lee Co, 1925. New enlarged 4th edition. VG HB in green cloth boards, in good price-clipped dj with repairs to edges. Neat ink name on ffep. 207pp with b/w photos throughout. The record of years of observation of wild birds. Clean & tight. Bookseller Inventory # 52020

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Jack Miner

Published by The Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago Ill. USA (1923)

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Item Description: The Reilly & Lee Co., Chicago Ill. USA, 1923. Hardcover. Book Condition: Poor. No Jacket. Book is in poor condition. The spine has come very loose from binding, therefore the pages are very delicate to turn. No dust jacket, but the cover is in a dark green cloth board with gold lettering on front that has faded slightly. Some slight water damage on pages, but no writing or markings on any of the pages. Inside front cover has old library sticker. Lots of drawings and black and white photos inside. Bookseller Inventory # 000154

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JACK MINER AND THE BIRDS. And Some: Miner, Jack

Miner, Jack

Published by Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago, IL (1923)

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Item Description: Reilly & Lee Co, Chicago, IL, 1923. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very good condition. First edition, 3rd printing. [xiv], 176 pages of text. Green hardcover cloth binding with moderate sunning to spine, minimal fraying to extremities, and two minor spots of staining to front cover; protected in custom stiff archival mylar. Illustrated with numerous black & white photographs. Contains a December 3, 1928 letter on Miner's illustrated stationery (with numerous color vignettes showing a variety of bird species), which is affixed to the front endpaper. It reads "Dear Will. Say I don't know when I dipped[?] into a real bone and enjoyed it so much that I forgot to pay for the message I flashed home. Say Will tell Mrs. Will that when you can she has got too. Will, we must have a goose call. Ha Ha. Why be old. The geese had all left, and their pond is now a real hocky rink and the voices of high school boys could be heard for miles all day yesterday. Love and kind thoughts, Jack." Size: Octavo (8vo). Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 006164

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Miner, Jack

Published by The Ryerson Press, Toronto (1923)

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Item Description: The Ryerson Press, Toronto, 1923. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First Edition. 178 pages. Gilt lettering upon forest green textured boards. Printed on glossy stock. Many black and white photos. ".My reason for writing this book is. simply because many friends have requested me to put into book form at least a portion of my interesting experiences." - from Introduction. Tissue-protected photographic portrait of author/subject. Usual library markings. Average wear. A sound copy of this wonderful piece of vintage Canadiana. Bookseller Inventory # 469C7719

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Jack Miner and the Birds - Some: Miner, Jack

Miner, Jack

Published by Toronto: Ryerson Press (1923)

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Item Description: Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1923. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 8vo., forest green cloth lettered in gilt; with the slightest rubbing to extremities. First edition, profusely illustrated. A presentation copy, inscribed: "To my tried and true friend F. C. Walcott. Don't work all your life to make a living, but work to life all your life, Jack Miner, Xmas 1926," on the front endpaper; accompanied by an autograph letter from Miner to Walcott regarding the death of a mutual friend. ---- In addition to representing Connecticut in the US Senate between 1929 and 1935, the recipient Frederic C. Walcott served as commissioner of welfare of Connecticut, a member of the advisory committee of the Human Welfare Group of Yale University, and regent of the Smithsonian Institution. A handsome copy with a distinguished provenance. Inscribed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # ABE-16253324806

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