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Following the course of the Thames, "David Gentleman's London" explores this splendid city in delightful detailthe beauty of its buildings, its many parks, andthe villages and towns that form the Capital's outer rim. The traditional sights of LondonBuckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, and St. Paul'sappear alongside many less familiar splendors, and often in powerful contrast to the new London that continues to develop around them. To accompany his pen and watercolor drawings, the artist provides, as always, a lively and observant commentary. David Gentleman, who has lived and worked in London for 30 years, has memorably captured the city's blend of idiosyncratic detail and grand, monumental statement."
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Gentleman's accompanying text is good humoured and erudite, with an ear for apt aphorism. --World of Interiors
A must have book for anyone who has a love of art and the historic city of London. --Antiques Diary
A beautiful record of London past and present. --Illustration
David Gentleman was born in 1930 in London and was educated at Hertford Grammar School and the Royal College of Art. He has designed murals and stamps, illustrated books for publishers in London and New York, made lithographs of landscape and architecture and exhibited many watercolours from his travels around the world. He lives and works in London. Forthcoming: 'David Gentleman's Britain' ISBN: 9781851496235 GBP25.00
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Book Description Orion Publishing, 1999. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110753807009