BRITISH SPORTING BIRDS. Edited by F.B. Kirkman and Horace G. Hutchinson.

BRITISH SPORTING BIRDS. Edited by F.B. Kirkman and Horace G. Hutchinson.

THE BIRD COLLECTORS. By Barbara and Richard Mearns.

THE BIRD COLLECTORS. By Barbara and Richard Mearns.

WILD CHORUS. Written and illustrated by Peter Scott.

(1938) later reprint. 4to (227 x 291mm). Ppx,120. Colour and b/w plates by the author, b/w illustrations.

"At my home, which is a lighthouse, standing upon a sea wall at 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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Book Code
2459
More Information
Author Scott (Peter Markham). (1909-1989).
Book Code 2459
ISBN B01N2NS9NF
Book Description Browning to end-papers, preliminaries and edges but good-plus. Lacks dust-wrapper.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 1938
Publisher Country Life.
Place London.