My Wild Goose Chase.

Powell (Bill)

My Wild Goose Chase.

Introduction by Peter Scott.

Description: FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, illustrated with photographs, mostly by John W. Ford, pp. [xii], [13-] 208, 8vo, original navy blue cloth, lettered in silver on the spine, dust jacket, top edge of jacket a bit frayed, jacket a little dulled, browned on the inside, good

Publication Details: George Allen & Unwin, 1954

Notes: Inscription on the front free endpaper: 'To John Ford - / In Memory of Many Happy / Days Ashore & Afloat / Bill Powell / April 1954'. Attached to the title a note rom the author to the photographer quoting an extract from the 'American & Commonwealth Visitor': "The photographs of wild geese in flight taken by Dr J.W. Ford are really superb . . ." On Barnacle, Glencaple, Dumfries headed paper, dated Aug 20. 54. The paper-clip holding the note is rusted, indeed fused with the paper. The stain goes through the first couple of pages, but not through the photographic paper....more

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Price: £85

Subject: Sciences

Published Date: 1954

Stock Number: 63879

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