David Gentleman's London

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This beautiful book is a portrait of two Londons. One is a familiar and majestic capital; the other is a city less well known and often taken for granted.

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Overview

This beautiful book is a portrait of two Londons. One is a familiar and majestic capital; the other is a city less well known and often taken for granted.

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Gentleman's series defy easy classification. While not specifically for the armchair traveler, the art student, or the coffee table, the volumes in his series are irresistible for all of the above. Having already produced books on Paris, India, and Italy, Gentleman now turns to London, where he has lived for nearly 40 years. In 320 charming pen and watercolor drawings that follow the Thames River from Thames Barrier to Richmond, he brings the reader into intimate contact with his city. He imaginatively pairs the nave of St. Paul's with the cathedral-like Leadenhall Market, and the modern blocks of the new City with the headstones of Bunhill Fields where cartloads of bones were brought from St. Paul's charnel-house in 1549. A rich treasure for both travel and art collections. Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781851496228
  • Publisher: Antique Collector's Club
  • Publication date: 7/16/2010
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 588,526
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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