SCOTT, Peter (author and illustrator). Wild Chorus.
SCOTT, Peter (author and illustrator). Wild Chorus.
SCOTT, Peter (author and illustrator). Wild Chorus.

SCOTT, Peter (author and illustrator). Wild Chorus.

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SCOTT, Peter (author and illustrator). Wild Chorus. London; Country Life Limited. [1938].

Royal 4to. Original blue gilt cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt to upper cover, lettered gilt to spine, top edges gilt, others uncut, pictorial double-page endpapers, preserved in fine custom-made, and matching, blue cloth-covered slipcase; pp. 138, with 24 fine coloured plates mounted-at-large, 64 black-and-white plates, and wood-engraved illustrations throughout, all by Scott; a near fine copy of an exquisite publication, with only a small cluster of pale spots to lower board, protected by a fine slipcase with none of the commonly-found rubbing or wear; internally fine bar some pale, and almost unnoticeable, foxing confined to a few plate margins; loosely laid in at the front is a photographically illustrated 22-page booklet "Severn Wildfowl Trust" with an onlaid plate by Scott to the upper panel, and a membership form for the Severn Wildfowl Trust.
First edition, numbe 36 of 1,200 copies only for the UK market, signed by the artist. A beautifully presented editon of the artist's masterpiece, replete with mounted plates of geese, swans and other wildfowl reproduced from the naturalist Peter Scott's oil paintings.
Nissen IVB 848.

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