1960 The Tarns of Lakeland
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Colour Plates, First Edition, Illustrated, Pleasing Copy, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper
An excellent copy of William Heaton Cooper's eulogy to the tarns of the Lake District. The first edition in its original, unclipped dust wrapper.
The notorious landscape artist captures the varied moods and individual beauty of numerous tarns found in the Lake District.
These tarns, the 'eye of the mountain', are not found easily, but reward those who seek them with a sight of a small sheet of water, tucked away in a fold of a mountain, reflecting the surrounding crags and the deep blue of the sky.
Each is described by the author with familiar knowledge and egregiously portrayed in brush and pencil.
Illustrated with sixteen full plates in colour and numerous drawings by the author. Collated, complete.
In the original publisher's cloth binding. Externally excellent with only minor shelf wear and a minor bumping to the head and tail of the spine. With a minor file copy stamp to the front free endpaper. The dust wrapper is very smart with only minor shelf wear and some edge wear. Unclipped. Internally, firmly bound. The pages are bright and clean. Illustrated with sixteen full plates in colour and numerous drawings by the author. Collated, complete.
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