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knotyouraveragejo
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 16th, 2018, 1:51 pm

Birds and Nature, Vol. XI, No 5, May 1902

This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page here:

https://librivox.org/birds-and-nature-vol-xi-no-5-may-1902-by-various/


"Birds and Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems, anecdotes and factual descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and "Birds and Nature." - Summary by J. M. Smallheer
    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
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      Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Nature
      Keywords that describe the book: nature, animals, birds, plants, insects, minerals
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      "End of Birds and Nature, Volume 11, No 5, May 1902 "


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Post by silverquill » June 16th, 2018, 7:46 pm

May I have: 1,2,7,10,16,23 ?

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 16th, 2018, 8:05 pm

All yours, Larry.
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Post by aradlaw » June 17th, 2018, 2:21 pm

I'll take sections 4 & 5 if I may... and DPL if you wish. :wink:
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 17th, 2018, 2:58 pm

Done and done! Thanks :)
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Post by BettyB » June 17th, 2018, 4:13 pm

May I claim 13 and 20...

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 17th, 2018, 6:07 pm

All set, Betty. :)
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Post by Foon » June 18th, 2018, 2:36 am

May I claim 18, 19, 21? :)
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 18th, 2018, 5:32 am

8,19 & 21 are all yours, Foon.
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Post by NemoR » June 18th, 2018, 6:20 am

May I claim 3 & 18 please.

Thnx!
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Post by SopranoRachel » June 18th, 2018, 7:39 am

Could I do 3, 11, 12, and 15, please?
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Post by SopranoRachel » June 18th, 2018, 7:40 am

Sorry, I just saw that someone had claimed 3. So may I do 11, 12, 15?

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Post by ReaderofWisdom » June 18th, 2018, 11:58 am

Can I get 17 and 18?
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 18th, 2018, 5:48 pm

Whew. Busy day while I was away from my computer. With many apologies, I realize that I accidentally assigned Foon section 8 instead of 18, which turns out to be very sought after. So taking all the claims in first come, first serve order, here are the correctly assigned sections.

Foon - 18, 19, 21

Nemo - 3

Rachel - 11,12,15

Reader of Wisdom - 17

Again sorry for the mixup with section 18, especially on such a busy day for claims.
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Post by NemoR » June 18th, 2018, 8:53 pm

Nemo

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The pure-hearted one, having clarity of vision,
Being freed from all sense-desires,
Is not born again into this world.’

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