The Birdman: Memories of birds

Newton Abbot: 1978

Stock Code: 000319

Henry Douglas-Home, birdwatcher extraordinary, the scion of one of Scotland’s noblest families, ardent conservationist and raconteur, has committed to paper the experiences of a lifetime of living with birds.  Line drawings by Sir Peter Scott and Robert Gillmor.


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The Birdman: Memories of birds
Green cloth covers. Gilt title on spine. This is an unusual and highly personal book, with the freshness and vitality that are the mark of the true amateur naturalist. The author has an acute eye for the oddities of nature as well as for the eccentricities of his relatives and friends.

Condition: Fine. Dust jacket Very Good,  has slight nicks to top of spine.

Book Publishing Details
Author: Henry Douglas-Home (1907-1980)
Illustrator: Peter Scott, Robin Gillmor
Full title: The Birdman: Memories of birds
Publisher: Readers Union, Newton Abbot
Year Printed: 1978
Edition: Another Edition
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN 10: 0002190141
ISBN 13: 9780002190145
Language: English
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Size: 235mm Tall, 8vo
Pages: 175
Stock Code: 000319
Keywords: Autobiography, Environment/Nature, Seabirds, Geese, Swans, Tweed, Duck, Game, Douglas, Gulls, Pigeons, Owls, Swift, Songs, Aviaries, the Hirsel,

Additional information

Weight 0.385 kg
Dust Jacket