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Canals, Barges and People


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Canals, Barges and People by John O'Connor

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He looks at the bucolic world of life on the British waterways. With over 30 superb engravings which capture his love of the natural world.He had a pastoral vision, albeit one imbued with melancholy, at the passing of time and a changing world. Volume I - In the Heart of the Country by HE Bates Volume II - The Happy Countryman by HE Bates Volume III - Birds of Hedgerow, Field and Woodland by Raphael Nelson

Author Biography

John O'Connor (1914 - 2004) was taught by Eric Ravilious, John Nash and Robert Austin. He served in the RAF during WWII, and then went on to become Prinicpal of Colchester School of Art. He later moved to Scotland where he continued to produce illustrations for various publications.
Release date NZ
September 10th, 2014
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
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Unicorn Press Ltd
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