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The Enchanted Forest

Ida Rentoul Outhwaite & Grenbry Outhwaite
(Mulranny, MAYO, Ireland)
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Book Description: A & C Black, London, 1921. Hard Back Morocco Leather. Book Condition: Very Good. Ida Rentoul Outhwaite (illustrator). First Edition. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. A very scarce children`s classic by Ida Outhwaite (1888-1960) & her husband Grenbry Outhwaite both from Australia, full of wonderful & charming coloured & black & white plates of fairies, the little people & Goblins etc. some foxing through out as is usually found in this edition , the book has been sumptuously rebound in dark blue morocco leather with raised bands gilt lines, emblems between, title and the date , boards with striking matching dark blue marbled papers and the original paper label laid on. New endpapers,"This very scarce book looks stunning". Bookseller Inventory # 002828

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The Waverley Novels / by Walter Scott [complete in 48 volumes]

Scott, Walter, Sir (1771-1832)
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Book Description: Edinburgh, A. and C. Black, 1877-79, 1877. 1st Edition in this form. Description: 48 v. fronts., illus. 18 cm. Contents: v. 1-2. Waverley. --v. 3-4. Guy Mannering. --v. 5-6. The antiquary. --v. 7-8. Rob Roy. --v. 9-10. Old Mortality. --v. 11-12. Heart of Mid-Lothian. --v. 13. Legend of Montrose. --v. 14. Bride of Lammermoor. v. 1. --v. 15. Bride of Lammermoor. v. 2. Black dwarf. --v. 16-17. Ivanhoe --v. 18-19. Monastery. --v. 20-21. The abbot. --v. 22-23. Kenilworth. --v. 24, 25. Pirate. --v. 26-27. Fortunes of Nigel. --v. 28-30. Peveril of the Peak. --v. 31-32. Quentin Durward. --v. 33-34. St. Rowan's well. --v. 35-36. Redgauntlet. --v. 37. The bethrothed. --v. 38. The talisman. --v. 39-40. Woodstock. --v. 41. Chronicles of the Canongate: The Highland widow. Two drovers. --My Aunt Margaret's mirror. Tapestried chamber. The laird's Jock. --v. 42-43. Fair maid of Perth. --v. 44-45. Anne of Geierstein. --v. 46. Count Robert of Paris, I. --v. 47 Count Robert of Paris, II. Castle Dangerous, I. --v. 48., Castle Dangerous, II. Chronicles of the Canongate: The surgeon's daughter. --Glossary. Subjects: Historical fiction, Scottish -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction -- Scotland -- In literature. Notes: Title pages in red and black with ornamental titles. Each volume has added t.p. engraved, with vignette. "With the author's notes . contains . all the woodcuts that appeared in the Abbotsford edition, besides the steel plates belonging to the author's favorite edition." --advertisement. Very good copies bound in contemporary gilt-blocked, 1/2 wine leather over red cloth. Gilt-crossed raised bands. All edges marbled; marbled endpapers. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat dust-toned and rubbed as with age. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: From the library of Bruce Ismay with his armorial bookplate to the front pastedown of each volume. Further scans, images etc. and additional bibliographical material available on request. 15 Kg. 0 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 208193

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Mammals of Africa: Volumes I-VI

Kingdon, Jonathan
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Book Description: A&C Black. Book Condition: New. 2013. Hardcover. . . . . . Over 350,000 customers served online!. Bookseller Inventory # V9781408122570

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The West Indies

Henderson, John (Fl. 1905-1931). Related Names: Forrest, Archibald Stevenson (1869-1963) , Illus
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Book Description: London, A. And C. Black, 1905. 1st Edition. Description: ix, 270, [2] p. 74 col. Pl. (incl. Front. ) 23 cm. Subjects: West Indies--Description and travel. Finely bound in modern aniline calf over marble boards. Raised bands with gilt-blocked title. Spine compartments uniformly tooled in gilt. An exceptional copy, of presentation quality - scans and additional bibliographic detail on request. 1 Kg. 270 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 77303

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Who's Who 2013 (Who's Who (ACB))

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Book Description: A&C Black. Book Condition: New. 2013. 165 Annual. Hardcover. . . . . . Over 350,000 customers served online!. Bookseller Inventory # V9781408154915

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Familiar London.

Barton, Rose.
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Book Description: A & C. Black., London., 1904. Book Condition: Fine Copy. First. Small 4to. p.p. 208. 61 fine tissue guarded colour plates of London scenery after watercolours by Rose Barton. Original gilt crimson cloth with floral upper cover and spine. Bookseller Inventory # 35_12

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Familiar London

Barton, Rose.
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Book Description: A. & C. Black, London, 1904. Book Condition: Fine Copy. First. Small 4to. p.p. 208. 61 Fine tissue guarded colour plates of London scenery after watercolours by Rose Barton. Original gilt crimson cloth with floral upper cover and spine. Bookseller Inventory # 27_11

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The Annals of Loch Ce. A Chronicle of Irish Affairs from A.D. 1014 to A.D.1590.

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(Cootehill, Co. Cavan, IR, Ireland)
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Book Description: 1939 Facsimile printing of the edition published London: Longman & Co., and Trubner & Co. : Edinburgh : A. & C. Black and Dublin : A.Thom, 1871., 1939. Edited, with a Translation by William M.Hennessy. Two Volumes. Large 8vo. Illustrated with folding facsimile. Maroon buckram, with titles in gilt on spine. Spines slightly sunned, otherwise a fine set of a scarce work. Reflex process facsimiles 111 The Annals of Loch Ce reproduced at the Ordnance Survey Dublin. Bookseller Inventory # 11650

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The Durbar

Mortimer & Dorothy Menpes
Bookseller: S Ferguson
(Dublin 14, ., Ireland)
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Book Description: A & C Black, 1903. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Limited Edition. De-luxe edition of this A & C Black ilustrated volume, signed by the artist Mortimer Menpes. 100 illustrations, decorated cloth,top edge gilt. No. 239 of the limited signed edition. Armorial bookplate of John Charles Bigham, QC,MP. A nice copy of a book marking a magnificent imperial occasion. This is a heavy volume which may require extra postage. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # 002725

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The works of Edgar Allan Poe / edited by John H. Ingram [Complete in 4 vols]

Poe, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849; Ingram, John H. (ed.)
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Book Description: London : A.& C. Black, 1899. Standard Edition. Physical description.: 4 v. ; port (tissue guard) 20 cm. Notes: Published in monthly volumes, 1874-75, and re-issued in 1880 Reprinted for standard edition 1899 and again in 1900. Contentsv. I-II. Tales -- v. III. Poems & essays -- v. IV. Autobiography, criticisms, and index. Subject: Edgar Allan Poe -- Poetry -- Memoir. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth with elaborate gilt-tooling to spine. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Top-edge-gilt. 1 Kg. 0 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 188820

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The works of Thomas De Quincey [14 volumes]

De Quincey, Thomas (1785-1859)
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Book Description: Edinburgh : A. & C. Black, 1862-83, 1883. Author's edition. Physical description: 14 v. 19 cm. Lacks volumes 1 & 16 from series. Contents: v. 2. Recollections of the lakes and lake poets.--v. 3. Last days of Immanuel Kant and other writings.--v. 4. The English mail coach and other writings.--v. 5. Dr. Samuel Parr and other writings.--v. 6. Richard Bentley and other writings.--v. 7. Protestantism, and other essays.--v. 8. Leaders in literature.--v. 9. The Caesars, Essenes, and other papers.--v. 10. Style and rhetoric and other papers.--v. 11. Coleridge and opium-eating and other writings.--v. 12. Speculations literary and philosophic.--v. 13. Logic of political economy and other papers.--v. 14. Autobiographic sketches, 1790-1803. Subjects: De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859 - English literature - English prose - 19th century. Summary: Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859) is one of the greatest English prose writers of the nineteenth century. He deeply influenced Edgar Allan Poe and numbers Dickens, Proust and Virginia Woolf among his many fans. Good copies in the original title-labelled cloth. Spine bands are slightly frayed and worn in places, with panel edges somewhat dulled and rubbed as with age. The spine title labels are in varied states of wear. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 7 Kg. Bookseller Inventory # 196990

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Who's Who 2012 (Who's Who (ACB))

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Book Description: A&C Black. Book Condition: New. 2012. 164th Edition. Hardcover. . . . . . Over 350,000 customers served online!. Bookseller Inventory # V9781408142295

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The Poor-Law Manual for Scotland

M'Neel-Caird, Alexander (1814-1880)
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Book Description: Edinburgh, A. & C. Black, 1851. 5thEdition. Description: 481 p. 20 cm. Related Names: Scotland. Laws, statutes, etc. Subjects: Poor laws --Scotland. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, elaborately blind-tooled cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 451 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 122231

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Art Express

Stanton, Julia
(Galway, N/A, Ireland)
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Book Description: A&C Black Childrens. Book Condition: New. 2010. Hardcover. . . . . . Over 350,000 customers served online!. Bookseller Inventory # V9781408122235

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The law and working of the constitution

William Conrad, Costin
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Book Description: A. and C. Black. Book Condition: Very Good. 1905. Hardcover. "Includes legislation. Commissioning organisation: by W.C. Costin and J. Steven Watson. v. 1 only, xviii, 456 p. Associated Names: Watson, John Steven, Hardback. Very good tight and clean copy in slightly edge worn and dust toned dw." Keywords: Subjects. Not a first edition copy. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # KEX0114216

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Here are South Africans

Julian, Mockford
(Galway, N/A, Ireland)
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Book Description: A. & C. Black. Book Condition: Good. 1944. Paperback. "Commissioning organisation: by Julian Mockford, with a foreword by Deneys Reitz. 111 p. front., illus. (maps). 1944. Dust wrapper. A good copy. Dw slightly worn due to age." Keywords: Subjects. Not a first edition copy. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # KEX0106017

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The Nine of dreams

Havelock Ellis
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Book Description: A and C Black. Book Condition: Fair. 1925. Hardcover. "Contains a preface by Charles Marriott, reminiscences by Miss Clifford Bax and a note by Havelock Ellis. Copy slightly worn with bright text and minor foxing on the leaves. Cover slightly worn with signs of wear and minor stains." Keywords: Short-stories. Not a first edition copy. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # KHS0073543

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Music Express Interactive - 3: Site License: Ages 7-8

MacGregor, Helen, Hanke, Maureen
(Galway, N/A, Ireland)
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Book Description: A & C Black Publishers Ltd. Book Condition: New. 2008. CD-ROM. . . . . . Over 350,000 customers served online!. Bookseller Inventory # V9780713685985

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Lesson Starters for Interactive Whiteboards Year R

Moorcroft, Christine, Ray, Les
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Book Description: A & C Black. Book Condition: New. 2007. Paperback. . . . . . Over 350,000 customers served online!. Bookseller Inventory # V9780713678512

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Traditions & Beliefs of Ancient Israel / by T. K. Cheyne

Cheyne, Thomas Kelly (1841-1915)
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Book Description: London : A. And C. Black, 1907. 1st Edition. Physical desc. : xx, 591p ; 23 cm. Subject: Bible. O. T. Genesis & Exodus - Criticism, interpretation, etc. Judaism - History - To 70 A. D. Pentateuch. Theology - Judaism. Near fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 591 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 144740

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The Metaphysics of Nature, by Carveth Read

Read, Carveth
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Book Description: London, A. And C. Black, 1908. 2nd Edition. Description: viii, 354 p. 24 cm. Subjects: Metaphysics. Philosophy. Knowledge, Theory of. Fine copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 354 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 144989

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British Floral Decoration, by R. Forester Felton

Felton, Robert Forester
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Book Description: London, A. & C. Black, 1910, 1910. 1st Edition. Impressively illustrated with tissue-guarded colour plates. Description: xvii, 194 p. 26 pl. (12 col. , incl. Front. ) 23 cm. Subjects: Floral decoration. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked and color-decorated cloth. Top edge gilt. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling, with minimal rubbing to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 194 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 123913

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Lamia's Winter-Quarters, by Alfred Austin

Austin, Alfred (1835-1913)
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Book Description: London, A. And C. Black, 1907. 2nd Edition. Impressively illustrated with excellent plates. Description: xvii, [1], 164 p. Col. Front. , illus. , col. Plates. 23 cm. Subjects: Italy --Description and travel. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked, and decorative-colour bordered cloth. Top edge gilt. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling and toning, with minor rubbing to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 164 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 116786

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Black's guide to Devonshire : with maps and illustrations

Adam and Charles Black (Firm)
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Book Description: Edinburgh : A. and C. Black, 1889. 13th Edition. Physical desc.: 207 p., 126 p. maps ; 18 cm. Subject: Devon (England) -- Guidebooks. Very good copy with illustrated endpapers in the original gilt-blocked cloth with gilt motif to front board. Spine bands and panel edges slightly dulled and dust-toned as with age with minor wear to extremeties and corners. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 207 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 218989

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Black's picturesque guide to the Isle of Wight

Adam and Charles Black (Firm)
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Book Description: Edinburgh : A. and C. Black, 1880. 8th Edition. Physical description. : x, 83 p : front. , 2 pl. , fold. Map ; 17.5 cm. Subject: Wight, Isle of (England) - Description and travel - Guidebooks. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Spine bands and panel edges somewhat rubbed and dust-toned as with age. Remains quite well-preserved overall: tight, bright, clean and strong. Some minor scattered foxing to map and text. 1 Kg. 83 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 193777

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A Book of Lettering. Arranged by Jean K. Robertson; Drawn by Albert Field

Robertson, Jean K. Field, Albert [Artist]
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Book Description: London, A. & C. Black, 1926. 1st Edition. Description: 48 p : illus ; 24 cm. Subject: Lettering/typefaces - specimens. Very good copy in the original cloth-backed, title-blocked boards. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling, with minor rubbing to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. 1 Kg. 48 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 101862

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Europe in MDCCCXL

Menzel, Wolfgang (1798-1873)
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Book Description: Edinburgh, A. And C. Black [Etc. ], 1841. 1st Edition. Description: viii p. , 2 l. , 240 p. 20 cm. Subjects: Europe --Politics and government --1815-1848. Europe --History --1815-1848. Fine copy in the original gilt-blocked buckram-backed marbled boards. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling to the panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Minor library marks remain. 1 Kg. 240 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 149931

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The Dynamics of Fashion

Stone, Elaine
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Book Description: A & C Black Publishers Ltd. Book Condition: New. 2013. 4th Edition. Paperback. . . . . . Over 350,000 customers served online!. Bookseller Inventory # V9781609015008

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Hiawatha's Childhood.

Nightingale, Agnes.
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Book Description: A. C. Black Ltd.,, London, 1926. 18 x 23 cm. First Edition. London, A. C. Black Ltd., 1926. 18 x 23 cm. 48 pages with 22 pages of outline pictures for colouring. Original illustrated softcover. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Very Rare with the beautiful illustrations uncoloured. Part of the Visual Literature series. The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow tells the Indian legend of the life of Hiawatha from a child to a man. The poem is set near Lake Superior, one of the five great lakes of North America, between United States and Canada. Hiawatha was brought up by his grandmother who taught him all about the birds and animals of the forest and the wonders of the stars and moon. Pictures to colour in include: The Wigwam of Nokomis, The Moon Rising, The Beavers, Hiawatha's Bow and Arrows, The Deer, The Feast, etc. Sprache: English Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Very Rare with the beautiful illustrations uncoloured. Original illustrated softcover. Bookseller Inventory # 41675AB

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Birket Foster R.W.S.

Birket Foster, Myles] Cundall, H.M.
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Book Description: A. & C. Black,, London, 1906. 8°. London, A. & C. Black, 1906. 8°. XX, 216 pages. With 73 tissue guarded, full-page illustrations in color. 20 full-page black-and-white illustrations. 58 additional illustrations throughout the text. Original, illustrated cloth. The binding in excellent condition. Myles Birket Foster (4 February 1825 – 27 March 1899) was a popular English illustrator, watercolour artist and engraver in the Victorian period. His name is also to be found as Myles Birkett Foster. Foster was born in North Shields, England of a primarily Quaker family, but his family moved south to London in 1830, where his father founded M. B. Foster & sons - a successful beer-bottling company. He was schooled at Hitchin, Hertfordshire and on leaving initially went into his father's business. However, noticing his talent for art, his father secured an apprenticeship with the notable wood engraver, Ebenezer Landells, where he worked on illustrations for Punch magazine and the Illustrated London News. On leaving Landells' employ, he continued to produce work for the Illustrated London News and The Illustrated London Almanack. He also found work as a book illustrator and, during the 1850s, trained himself to paint in watercolours. His illustrations of Longfellow’s "Evangeline" and books of poetry by other contemporaries were a great success, and he quickly became a successful artist in watercolours. Birket Foster became an Associate of the "Old" Watercolour Society (Later the Royal Watercolour Society) in 1860 and exhibited some 400 of his paintings at the Royal Academy over more than 2 decades. Birket Foster travelled widely, painting the countryside around Scotland, the Rhine Valley, the Swiss lakes and in Italy, especially Venice. In 1863 he moved to Witley, near Godalming in Surrey where he had a house ("The Hill") built. Being friendly with Edward Burne-Jones and William Morris, he had the house decorated and furnished in contemporary style, with tiles and paintings by Burne-Jones and Morris' firm, Morris and Company. The same year he published a volume of "English Landscapes," with text by Tom Taylor. Although he had painted great numbers of landscape scenes from Scotland to the Mediterranean, it was after moving to Witley that Birket Foster produced the works for which he is best known - a sentimentalised view of the contemporary English countryside, particularly in the west Surrey area. Although criticised for their idealised view of rural life, they were recognised for their detail and execution. Birket Foster's work (along with that of other artists) was used by Cadburys, the chocolate manufacturer, on the cover of their chocolate boxes from the 1860s onwards. He became ill in 1893 and moved to Weybridge. He continued painting, but died on 27 March 1899. His obituary in The Times referred to him as "certainly the most popular water-colour artist of our time". He is buried at All Saints' Church in Witley. When his father, Myles Birket Foster died, the artist son's obituary was published. His son, Myles Birket Foster (1851–1922), was an organist who composed cantatas for children's voices and wrote a History of the Philharmonic Society, 1913. (Wikipedia) Sprache: English Original, illustrated cloth. The binding in excellent condition. Bookseller Inventory # 26331AB

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