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Animals in Black and White Volume Four: The Smaller Birds

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Animals in Black and White Volume Four: The Smaller Birds by Eric Fitch Daglish. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London, 1928.

Eric Fitch Daglish (1892 -1966) was a British engraver and author. He illustrated classics by Izaak Walton, Henry David Thoreau, Gilbert White and W. H. Hudson with exquisite wood engravings. Daglish also authored a number of natural history and wildlife/countryside books

"Mr. Daglish's work, says the observer, "is an example of specific knowledge filtered, as it were, through an artistic sensibility, and the result is an unqualified success." "His engraving is consummate, Variety, direction, quality of line and suggestion of colour are truly remarkable... No Chinese or Japanese craftsman ever attained to greater perfection." - Morning Post

This is Volume Four in a series of six animal books each containing woodcuts of twenty animals. These volumes are something quite new in nature books. Both the woodcuts and the text are the work of Mr. Daglish, "first of all a naturalist...but also a considerable artist" (Times). The text is presented in simple language. Hardcover book in fairly good condition. The cover shows signs of age and spine is missing. The inside cover shows some signs of shelf wear and light foxing, but the pages inside are still very clean with no markings. The book is in overall very good condition, especially considering its age.

Item details

Author(s):
Eric Fitch Daglish
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
47
Publisher:
J. M. Dent and Sons Limited

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Animals in Black and White Volume Four: The Smaller Birds by Eric Fitch Daglish. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London, 1928.

Eric Fitch Daglish (1892 -1966) was a British engraver and author. He illustrated classics by Izaak Walton, Henry David Thoreau, Gilbert White and W. H. Hudson with exquisite wood engravings. Daglish also authored a number of natural history and wildlife/countryside books

"Mr. Daglish's work, says the observer, "is an example of specific knowledge filtered, as it were, through an artistic sensibility, and the result is an unqualified success." "His engraving is consummate, Variety, direction, quality of line and suggestion of colour are truly remarkable... No Chinese or Japanese craftsman ever attained to greater perfection." - Morning Post

This is Volume Four in a series of six animal books each containing woodcuts of twenty animals. These volumes are something quite new in nature books. Both the woodcuts and the text are the work of Mr. Daglish, "first of all a naturalist...but also a considerable artist" (Times). The text is presented in simple language. Hardcover book in fairly good condition. The cover shows signs of age and spine is missing. The inside cover shows some signs of shelf wear and light foxing, but the pages inside are still very clean with no markings. The book is in overall very good condition, especially considering its age.

Author(s):
Eric Fitch Daglish
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
47
Publisher:
J. M. Dent and Sons Limited

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