This book is from new stock
Part of a series of books, produced in a landscape format, containing A Wainwright’s pen-and-ink drawings, not only of the Lakeland he loved so well, but other areas of Britain that he visited….Seventy-five drawings of scenes in the Yorkshire Dales….
This is a hard to find book in this condition..No price on endflap from unopened parcels of stock.
Publisher : Original publication by The Westmorland Gazette and printed by Titus Wilson & Son Ltd, Kendal : 1976
Approx 9 inch by 7 inch in size.
“When Wainwright came to publish his first book it was privately through a local printer, as he could not face the prospect of finding a publisher; however, his friend Henry Marshall, Chief Librarian of Kendal and Westmorland, took charge of publicity and administration and his name appears as publisher on the early editions. This arrangement continued for the first editions of the next three books in the series, after which they were taken over by the local newspaper the Westmorland Gazette based in Kendal. Wainwright’s books were in turn taken over by Michael Joseph in the 1990s. When they ceased publication in 2003, the rights were bought by Frances Lincoln.”
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