In Search of the Eider (Peter M. Driver)

In Search of the Eider (Peter M. Driver) lands on the shelves of my shop, where it will be found in my Ornithology shelves. priced at £6.50! Call in and get 40% OFF that price when you mention this post…

London: The Saturn Press, 1974, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings; Diagrams; Maps; Frontispiece; Appendices [4];

From the cover: In Search of the Eider is a fascinating account of the authors experiences during two expeditions to the remote Canadian Arctic. He describes the perils and the excitement of such expeditions the problems of planning, moving large quantities of equipment, coping with emergencies, the arctic climate, billions of mosquitoes, meetings with Eskimos. But beyond that it is a unique study of ducklings and their behaviour in the wild.

For weeks on end Peter Driver lived the part of a mother eider duck. He succeeded in imprinting ducklings to hims…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper a little age-toned with the price clipped. Previous owners’ name to the first blank.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 172 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

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