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.

HIGH BIRDS AND LOW. By Coombe Richards.

HIGH BIRDS AND LOW. By Coombe Richards.

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
467
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Author Pitman (Ian).
Book Code 467
ISBN B0007JGYLI
Book Description Foxed and used. Good-plus in poor dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1947
Publisher Faber and Faber.
Place London