A lavishly illustrated narrative of the authors twin passions of art and angling.
Mrs. Delaney had a long and very creative life, culminating in nearly 1000 beautiful botanical collages. This book traces her life, influences and social circle.
The first part gives a background history of botanical illustration, followed by practical advice covering techniques, materials and many tips and examples.
Introduced by Times photographer Marcuswell Maxwell, a collection of wildlife images taken on a photographic safari in Kenya. Striking shots include elephant, rhinoceros, Zebra and Impala.
A contemporary account of Egypt.
A collection of 25 short stories, including The Tell-Tale Heart, The Pit and the Pendulum, and The Fall of the House of Usher. Handsomely presented in this collectable volume.
The book begins with 20 short essays on the use of the Leica, covering situations from travel and landscapes, photography at night, the theatre and motor racing, animals and plants. The Black and white plates are comprehensively indexed with the type of lens used, exposure, stop, filter and film.
Begins with an introduction to the life and work of Breugel by F. Grossmann. Following the colour plates are notes on each work. An index shows the galleries and collections where the paintings are displayed at the time of publication. A very handsome and collectable volume.
Cecil Beaton's personal history of fashion and those who have influenced it in the first half of the Twentieth Century. Witty and wise, a most knowledgeable book about fashion and it's designers. Full of anecdotes and the authors own drawings and photographs.
Whimsical and charming cartoons by Punch contributor Rowland Emett. Although published in wartime, this is British humour from perhaps a gentler age.
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