WILDFOWL OF EUROPE. By Myrfyn Owen.

WILDFOWL OF EUROPE. By Myrfyn Owen.

AND CLOUDS FLYING: A BOOK OF WILD FOWL. By Ian Pitman. With illustrations  from paintings and drawings by Peter Scott.

AND CLOUDS FLYING: A BOOK OF WILD FOWL. By Ian Pitman. With illustrations from paintings and drawings by Peter Scott.

AND CLOUDS FLYING: A BOOK OF WILD FOWL. By Ian Pitman. With illustrations from paintings and drawings by Peter Scott.

1947 1st edition. Large 8vo (157 x 255mm). Pp152. Colour and b/w illustrations by Peter Scott. Turquoise cloth, spine titled in gilt and silver-gilt.

Written while the author was a prisoner-of-war in Germany. Mostly wildfowling on the east coast of Scotland. Chapters include: An introduction to myself, to wildfowling and to this book; Mallard, introductory; Morning flight; Morning flight inland; Morning flight on the coast; Evening flight on the coast; Evening flight inland; Teal; Wigeon, introducing a new type of flight; Widgeon, ebb tide; Wigeon, flood tide; Geese, introductory; Black geese; Grey lag; Pinkfooted geese; Pinkfeet, the influence of the moon on their flighting; Pinkfeet, new moon; First quarter and last quarter; Full moon; A conclusion.
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Book Code
466
More Information
Author Pitman (Ian).
Book Code 466
ISBN B0007JGYLI
Book Description Foxing to edges and end papers, owners book plate. Good-plus in chipped and frayed dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1947
Publisher Faber and Faber.
Place London.