WILD GEESE [THE]
Corgi Books, 1978. (Film/TV tie-in). Paperback. Good. (some wear to edge of spine - text unaffected) (edges "tanned" & reading creases) (drawing of cast on front cover & film credits o n back cover) (Book ref. 22361) £4.00
WILD GEESE AND ESKIMOS - A JOURNAL OF THE PERRY RIVER EXPEDITION OF 1949
(Country Life 1951) Hbk, demy 8vo, 254pp. inc. b/w ills. Clean tight copy, green cloth boards rubbed and bumped, spine sunned, dw well rubbed and sunned, clipped. Good + / Good (Book ref. 9836) £5.00
(Poyser, 1978) Hbk, demy 8vo large, 350pp inc. b/w ills. Clean tight signed copy, pages yellowed nr top, brown cloth boards bumped, dw rubbed & unclipped.. V.Good / V.Good (Book ref. 9809) £20.00
The Wild Geese are Flighting
Roundwood Press, 1976. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/VG+. 182pp, index, photos, maps, illus, the history of "D" Company, 1st Faughs, Royal Irish Fusiliers, Tunisia 1943, order of battle 78th Division, Corner of blank end-paper removed - assumed price-clipped, otherwise book and jacket are in near new condition. (Book ref. AB006010) £75.00
The Flight of the Snow Geese.
London, Collins, 1975. 1st edition. The story of the migration of tens of thousands of snow geese over a two-year period, by two Australian naturalists who were making the award-winning film The Incredible Flight of the Snow Geese for Survival Anglia Ltd. V.G. in V.G. dust wrapper, not priceclipped. (Book ref. 30) £7.00
The Journal of the Manchester Geographical Society, Vol. LV, 1949 - 1950
Manchester: MGS, October 1951 Published in soft green cover with black printing, condition vg. but faded spine chipped and torn .5", light sunning to edges, 147 pages plus adverts, Contents: (1) Domestic Architecture in the South Manchester Area, W A Singleton, 4 maps , 4 b/w photos. (2) The Scope and Pattern of Geography, Sir Harry Lindsay, (3) The Scenery of the Cairngorm Mountains, Professor David L Linton, 2 map, and b/w sketches. (4) The Basques and their Country, Miss M D Leigh, b/w map, 4 b/w photos. (5) Current Economic Production in the Malay Peninsular, Henry W West, b/w map, (6) Iran in Wartime, W L Flinn, (7) Wild Geese in the Arctic, notes on a lecture by Peter Scott, b/w map etc. (Book ref. 1906) £25.00
Wild Geese and Eskimos;
London, Country Life, 1951; 1st Edition; Hbk; Good/ No Dw; 254pp with coloured Frontis. & 36 b/w Illustrations plus 2 Maps. Maps on endpapers; Photographs by Paul Queneau; Cover very faded, spine browned, inside nice & clean; A Journal of The Perry River Expedition of 1949. (Book ref. 2818) £7.00
Wild Geese Calling;
Toronto & Vancouver, Clarke, Irwin & Co, 1966; 1st edition. Hardback. Nr fine/ Dj Very good.96pp with illustrations by John Kaufmann, red endpapers. Brown covers with blue duck motif on the front, title on spine. Dust jacket has slight edge wear. A touching story about a lonely boy who cares for a wounded gander. Winner of the Dutton Junior Animal Book Award 1966. (Book ref. 10958) £15.00
Wildfowl : An Identification to the Ducks, Geese and Swans of the World
Christopher Helm, 1988. Hard Cover. Very Good +/Very Good +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0747022011 298 pp. colour illus. vg+ clean copy in similar dw (Book ref. 095487) £25.00
The Eye of the Wind: An Autobiography
London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1962. Fourth Impression. H. Back. Good/Fair to Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall D/j rubbed and worn to extremities, with several tears, cellotape repair to top of spine. Illustrated. pp 679. (Book ref. 066465) £8.00
Birds of Marsh and Mere and How to Shoot Them
London: Heath Cranton Limited, 1928. Illustrated by Illustrated By the Author. H. Back. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cheap edition. With an introductory note by J.G. Millais. Blue cloth boards, spine sunned and faded. Prev. owner's neat ink inscription to f.f.e.p. Fore edge lightly spotted. pp 287. (Book ref. 066404) £10.00
London: Hollis & Carter Ltd, 1953. Illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford. 1st Edition. H. Back. Good/Fair. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Original pictorial d/j tatty, has been inexpertly taped to boards. Extremities generally rubbed. Loss and closed tears to the top and tail of the spine. Price-clipped. Prev. owner's ink inscription to f.f.e.p. Internally very good - contents clean with no markings/inscriptions. Colour plates. pp 164. (Book ref. 066381) £40.00
London: Seeley Service & Co. H. Back. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall D/j worn and creased to extremities with closed tears to edges and small loss to top and tail of spine. Price-clipped. Fore edge lightly spotted. B/w photographs. pp 138. (Book ref. 066361) £12.00
Gun for Company
London: Country Life Limited, 1950. Illustrated by J.C. Harrison. Second Edition. H. Back. Good/Good. 4to D/j shows light shelf wear to the extremities with a few small nicks and closed tears. Fore edge lightly spotted. pp 207. (Book ref. 066359) £12.00
Goose Fever The Diaries of an Amateur Wildfowler 1933 - 1971
Norfolk: Wildfowl Publications Ltd., 1973. Second Impression. H. Back. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall D/j price-clipped. Prev. owner's neat ink inscription to f.f.e.p. pp 163. (Book ref. 066337) £10.00
The Hawaiian Goose : An Experiment in Conservation
T & A D Poyser, 1980. First Edition. 0856610259 Hardback. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. Lower board tips just slightly bumped. Signed by co-author on title page. 154 pages. Frontispiece and 24 plates. 37 figures. 2 tables. An account of the recent history of the Hawaiian Goose, its descent to near extinction, its eleventh hour rescue and restoration to the wild. (Book ref. 16189) £20.00
BIRDS OF HEATH AND MARSHLAND.
London. Spring Books, 1964. Reprint. First published 1962. Translated by A. Denesova. Illustrated by E. Demartini with 56 lovely full page paintings of birds usually found in heathlands, ponds and marshes. Introduction on pages 7-20, followed by 114 pages of illustrations, & descriptions opposite, 134 pages in total. Contents clean, no inscription or marks. White cover with attractive design of bird footprints & lettering in gilt. D./w. chipped & torn on edges, o./w. very good, priced 12/6. 10.5" x 8.25". (Book ref. 6543) £8.00
Wild geese of the world. Their life history & ecology.
London: Batsford, 1980. Foreword: Sir Peter Scott. 1st. VG+ dark green cloth h/b with gilt lettering to spine; VG col illus price clipped d/w, some edgewear & repaired tear from inside. 19.5cms x 25.5cms, 236pp. 8 chaps, appendices, bib, index. B/w frontis, 8 col plates, 55 b/w figs. Clean, unmarked text. Weight 873g. 0713418316. (Book ref. 1264) £7.50
The way of a countryman.
Cambridge, White Lion, 1996. Illus: C.F.Tunnicliffe. Reprint. VG sage green h/b with gilt lettering to spine. VG reen illus d/w, not p/c or chipped. 16cms x 24cms, xiv+142pp. B/w headpieces & other b/w illus to text. 14 chaps. Clean, unmarked copy. Weight 485g. 187476204X. (Book ref. 3501) £7.00
Wild geese overhead.
Edinburgh: Chambers, 1991. 1st p/b. VG+ black/yellow illus p/b with white lettering to red spine. 12.75cms x 19.75cms, 341pp. Uncreased spine; never read. Clean, tight copy. Novel about Glasgow & country life. Weight 307g. 055022520X. (Book ref. 1711) £5.00