TIDE'S ENDING. By 'B.B.' Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford, F.R.S.A.,  A.R.C.A. 1950 First edition.

TIDE'S ENDING. By 'B.B.' Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford, F.R.S.A., A.R.C.A. 1950 First edition.

RECOLLECTIONS OF A 'LONGSHORE GUNNER. By 'BB'. Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford.

(1976) 1979 reprint. 8vo (138 x 222mm). Ppviii,86. B/w illustrations by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford. Blue cloth, spine titled in gilt.

"'BB' describes wildfowling adventures after geese, chiefly on the Scottish coast. He brings to life the excitement of the sport, the tensions of a carefully planned stalk, the patience needed to wait for a flight in a freezing dawn or even by moonlight or a clear night, the careful planning of tactics needed for a successful drive. He has a keen sense for what goes 'in the cold dark hours of pre-dawn whilst other (perhaps more sensible but infinitely duller) mortals sleep', and his concentration on his sport does not prevent him from watching the landscape around him, whose beauties are caught both in his descriptions and in his seven full-page black and white illustrations."
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Book Code
528
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Author Watkins-Pitchford (Denys J.). "BB". (1905-1990).
Book Code 528
ISBN 0851150675 / 0851150675
Book Description Very good. Small tear to price-clipped dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1979
Publisher The Boydell Press.
Place Ipswich, Suffolk.