ST JOHN, Charles [DOUGALL, Robert - Editor] A Scottish Naturalist - The Sketches and Notes of Charles St John 1809-1856. London, Andre Deutsch, 1982.
Small 4to. Original brown cloth in illustrated dust wrapper; pp. 192; a little sunned, not price-clipped, internally bright and clean.
First Edition. Collected fragments from the works of Charles St John, Victorian naturalist and sportsman. Includes excerpts from his diaries, and sketches in various stages of development, many of which are displayed here in full colour. His dual interests aligned well in ornithology, to which he devotes much of his writings.