1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.
1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.

1946 Rare First Illustrated Edition Signed by Peter Scott - The Snow Goose by Paul Gallico in a Bayntun binding.

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Author: Paul Gallico. Peter Scott, illustrator.
Title: The Snow Goose.
Publisher: London, Michael Joseph, 1946. First illustrated Edition by Peter Scott.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 9.5" X 7.5".
Pages: Unpaginated
Binding: Attractive and near fine half-morocco leather binding with blue cloth covers and gilt titles on the spine, finely bound by Bayntun of Bath (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Near fine content (bright, tight, and clean, signed at a later date in 1983 by the illustrator Peter Scott on the title page - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with 4 full-page color plates and many illustrations in the text by Peter Scott.

Estimate: (USD 400- USD 500).


The bookRare and attractive illustrated edition of "The Snow Goose" by Paul Gallico. This edition, first published in 1946, features illustrations by Peter Scott, adding visual depth and richness to this poignant tale. The signature of Peter Scott on the title page adds significant value to this edition, making it a prized possession for collectors.

The story: The Snow Goose" is a timeless novella set against the backdrop of World War II. It tells the story of a reclusive artist named Philip Rhayader and a young girl named Fritha who rescue and care for a wounded snow goose together. The story beautifully explores themes of friendship, sacrifice, and the transformative power of love and nature.

The author: Paul Gallico (1897-1976) was an American novelist, short story writer, and sports columnist. He is best known for "The Snow Goose" and "The Poseidon Adventure." Gallico's writing is noted for its emotional depth, compelling narratives, and vivid characterizations. 

The illustrator: Peter Scott (1909-1989) was a British ornithologist, conservationist, painter, naval officer, and sportsman. He is widely known for his wildlife paintings and his contributions to conservation efforts. His illustrations for "The Snow Goose" capture the essence of the natural world with great skill and sensitivity.


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