Morning Flight: A Book of Wildfowl - Peter ScottCountry Life, 1947, Hardback ..
Condition: Good+. Boards a little rubbed at extremities, faded at the spine. Pages tanned. Inscription to ffep. Spotting to endpapers. Plates and text clean.
This is a book of pictures. What is written is about the wild geese and ducks and the adventures I have had in a few short years of shooting, catching, taming, photographing, filming and painting the most wonderful birds that fly. There is nothing to tell the wildfowler what sized shot to use, or whether to wear wool next the skin. There is no mention of the vexed question, which is now perhaps a little out of date, of whether leather is superior to rubber for sea-boots. I offer no advice and give no hints, and for the sake of the birds I withhold a few. The episodes in this book are written as I remember them and as an extensive wildfowling diary records them, without the addition of so much as a single picturesque "right and left" to round off a chapter. 16 Colour plates and many more B&W. 138pp. Size: 4to Medium (11½" x 9" approx.) Illustrated by Peter Scott.
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