O’CONNOR, J: Canals, Barges and People

O’Connor, John. Canals, Barges and People. Unicorn Press, 2014. ISBN: 9781910065259. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#31097) $12.00

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John O’Connor’s work appeared during the British folk revival of the mid-twentieth century, and he proved to be both skilled and ahead of his time in his use of color on top of the woodcut prints. Through his text and woodcuts, this book offers a unique peek at this life on Britain’s waterways while showcasing the work of an eminent engraver.

Illustrated by the author. 96p. Measures 5.5×7.6 inches.

CHAMBERS, N.: Endeavouring Banks: Exploring Collections from the Endeavour Voyage 1768-1771

Chambers, Neil. Endeavouring Banks: Exploring Collections from the Endeavour Voyage 1768-1771. University of Washington Press, 2016. ISBN: 9780295998114. Unmarked. Very Good. Hardcover. (#30969) $26.00

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Beautifully illustrated in color. 303p. Measures 9.25×11.25 inches.

When English naturalist Joseph Banks (1743–1820) accompanied Captain James Cook (1728–1779) on his historic mission into the Pacific, the Endeavour voyage of 1768–1771, he took with him a team of collectors and illustrators. This books examines the voyage, its personnel, and many “new” discoveries.

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Coronation Color Section, King George, April 22, 1937

Front page. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: Coronation Color Section, King George, April 22, 1937 The Christian Science Monitor: Coronation Color Section, King George, April 22, 1937. The Christian Science Publishing Society, 1937. Unmarked. Very Good. Tabloid. (#30858) $40.00

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Special color supplement to the Christian Science Monitor to celebrate the coronation of King George VI. Printed to imitate an illuminated manuscript. 8p. Tabloid style, measuring 12×16 inches.