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Folklore Juvenile literature
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Miller, Joaquin, 1837-1913.
True bear stories.
Chicago ; New York : Rand, McNally & Company, ©1900
|Material Type:||Juvenile audience|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joaquin Miller; Pierre N Beringer; Rand McNally and Company.
|Description:||259 pages,  leaves of plates : illustrations (some color), portrait ; 21 cm|
|Contents:||Introductory notes / David Starr Jordan --
Bear on fire --
Music-loving bears --
My first grizzly --
Twin babies --
In swimming with a bear --
Fat little editor and three little browns --
Treeing a bear --
Bill Cross and his pet bear --
Great grizzly bear --
As a humorist --
Grizzly's sly little joke --
Grizzly as Fremont found him --
Bear with spectacle --
Bear-slayer of San Diego --
Alaskan and polar bear --
Monnehan, the great bear-hunter of Oregon --
Bear "Monarch", how he was captured --
Scientific classification of bears / edited by Pierre N. Beringer: The Louisiana spectacled bear (Tremarctos ornatus) ; The grizzly (Ursus horibilis or ferox) ; The polar bear (Thalassarctos maritimus) ; The cinnamon bear (Ursus cinnamoneous) ; The black bear of California (Ursus californiensis) --
Quaint Indian lore: in regard to the mystical power of the bear as a great medicine --
Curious facts about the bear.
|Responsibility:||by Joaquin Miller ; with introductory notes by David Starr Jordan ; together with a thrilling account of the capture of the celebrated grizzly "Monarch" ; fully illustrated.|