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Specialist publishers of beautifully-illustrated books and ebooks about arts, heritage, wildlife and the countryside



Winter Gardens cover image
Vanessa Toulmin

Lavishly-illustrated second edition of this popular title commemorating the unique architectural heritage of Blackpool's much-loved Winter Gardens

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Rena's Diary (2nd ed) cover image
Ken MacLennan

A heart-warming personal diary about everyday life in a Scottish crofting community during the Second World War. Revised second edition with extra information, images and illustrations.

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Aride Island Tread Lightly cover image
Tim Sands & Adrian Skerrett (eds.)

The story of how Aride Island became one of the Indian Ocean's most important nature reserves. A 150-page book lavishly illustrated with stunning landscape and wildlife images

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Second Coast cover image
Paul White

A personal journey through the landscape of Wester Ross that tells the story of generations of Paul's family and captures the essence of this remote and beautiful Scottish landscape.

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The Healing Power of Creativity cover image
Anthony Marshall

Anthony Marshall, Artist/Photographer, explores his own creativity and the effect it's had on his life. A selection of Anthony's work over some fifty years is illuminated by personal reflections on art and life. Buy online with PayPal or email am.abstraction@yahoo.co.uk

Book £12.00 add to basket

For the Love of Art cover image
Stanley & Audrey Burton

A celebration of Stanley and Audrey Burton and their dedication to the arts. Memorial catalogue featuring the artworks donated by the couple to the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

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Creativity Never Rests cover image
The Ronnie Duncan Collection

An overview of the contemporary art collection of Ronnie Duncan, for the Stanley & Audrey Burton Gallery

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Thurgoland in Times Past cover image
Maurice Williams

A unique collection of glass-plate photographs by Frank Downing, documenting life in Thurgoland, Yorkshire, during the early years of the iron-making and wire-drawing industry

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Merlins cover image
Of the South-East Yorkshire Dales

Documenting thirty years of research by Peter Wright on Britain's smallest bird of prey on the heather moors of the Chatsworth Estate

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Bolling Hall cover image
Historic Manor House - Bradford

Rumoured to be haunted, Bolling Hall has an atmospheric Medieval interior with Georgian extensions. Well worth a visit!

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Countryside Centre - Shipley

A guide to the wildlife, archaeology and heritage of Shipley Glen, including a trail guide to the beautiful woodlands

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Cliffe Castle cover image
Mansion and Museum - Keighley

The home of textile magnate, Henry Butterfield, this exquisitely-decorated Victorian mansion is a treasure trove of local history

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Industrial Museum cover image
Living History and Social Heritage - Bradford

A guide to the UK's best-loved industrial museum, telling the story of Bradford's past as the powerhouse of the Industrial Revolution

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Art Gallery and Museum - Ilkley

Take a journey through the fascinating past of this popular spa town, tracing its prehistoric origins and Roman heritage

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Austerity & Invention cover image
Illustration Between the Wars

The legacy of Aubrey Beardsley and the work of Edmund Dulac, Heath Robinson, Arthur Ransom, McKnight Kauffer and others

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Fancy & Imagination cover image
Beardsley and the Book Illustrators

A 36pp well-illustrated profile of Aubrey Beardsley and an overview of the 'Golden Age' of book illustration

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Nostalgia & Progress cover image
Illustration After the Second World War

Well-illustrated review of the work of Edward Bawden, Edward Ardizzone, Ronald Searle, Charles Keeping and many contemporary artists

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Making Connections cover image
A Landscape-Scale Vision for the Sheffield Moors

Masterplan vision for restoration, wildlife, access and recreation on the dramatic moorlands of the Peak District National Park

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