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



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Ernest Edmonds

A fully illustrated book covering award-winning digital and systems artist Ernest Edmonds’ career, from 1960 until 2022. As well as reproductions of artworks, the book includes facsimiles of working notes. Limited introductory offer of signed and numbered copies £55.00.

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

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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