Brian Cook's Landscapes of Britain

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Brian Cook's landscape illustrations from the 1930s, 40s and 50s--with their heightened use of color--have become iconic. This stunning collection gathers his very best work, and includes commentary by Cook on his working methods, the printing process that allowed him to create his characteristic bold hues, and the design principles of his craft. A stunning book for designers.

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Brian Cook was the nephew of the late Harry Batsford, chairman of the family publishing firm from 1917 to 1952. He himself became chairman of the company in 1952. His design work, almost exclusively for Batsford, was pioneering and timeless.

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