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The Peregrine

by Baker, J.A.

  • Hardback
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  • Catalogue No : 47794
  • Published : 1967
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : 191

Description:

First edition, first impression. Jacket design by Charles Raymond. The book recounts a single year from October to April from the author's ten-year obsession with the peregrines that wintered near his home in Chelmsford, Essex.

"one of the most beautifully written, carefully observed and evocative wildlife accounts I have ever read." - Barry Lopez.

"... it has prose of the caliber that we have not seen since Joseph Conrad." - Werner Herzog.

Condition

Good in d/w (spine slightly faded; not price-clipped; in clear, removable protective sleeve). Lightly bumped to head of spine. Edges of textblock spotted/browned. From the library of Trevor James (1947-2020), Hertfordshire naturalist and coleopterist, with his bookplate.

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