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Eric Hosking's Birds

by Hosking, Eric with MacDonnell, Kevin

Condition: Very Good


London: Mermaid Books - Pelham Books Ltd Light Creasing on Front, Rear Covers; Front, Rear Covers, Spine Lightly Chipped; Spine Slightly Cocked; Edges Lightly Soiled. SYNOPSIS: In 1979 Eric Hosking celebrated fifty years as a professional wildlife photographer, fifty years that have seen him achieve international pre-eminence in his field, producing a seemingly endless succession of superb photographs that display not only consummate skill but also a profound love and understanding of his subject. This gorgeous volume records that achievement, presenting some 300 of Eric Hosking's finest portraits, together with a text chock full of fascinating details about bird behaviour and anecdotes about his experiences in search of his quarry. CONTENTS: Preface; Foreword; Fifty Years of Bird Photography; The Fascination of Birds; Birds of the Night; Feeding Young; Birds in flight; The Cuckoo; Monarchs of the Air; Mainly Wading Birds; Colourful Birds and Zoo Photography; East African Safari; Seychelles; Galapagos; The Life of Birds; Appendix of photographic information; Table of scientific and common names; Index.. First Thus 1st Printing. Paperback. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.




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