WILD CHORUS. Written and illustrated by Peter Scott.
(1938) later reprint. 4to (227 x 291mm). Ppx,120. Colour and plain plates by the author. Gilt titles to green cloth, spine titled in the mouth of an east coast river, live several hundred wild geese and ducks. Without their co-operation many of the pictures in this book could not have been painted, and many of the chapters would not have been written". Chapters include: The chorus of the geese; Anabel. The story of a wild goose; Brogden - a marsh; Barnacle Bill; Great occasions; Twelve hours afloat; the railway bridge; Broadcasting; A broadcast; The wild geese of Hungary; To Roumania; The Delta and the Black Sea; The return journey; The Lesser Whitefronts; A flare, a gong and a net; More about the Caspian shore; Fabulous birds; The Shelducks; The lighthouse birds; Beware!; The magic spell.
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|Author||Scott (Peter Markham). (1909-1989).|
|Book Description||Various minor faults, stained and rubbed, good only. Lacks dust-wrapper.|