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Bawden, Edward 1903-1989

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Works: 206 works in 374 publications in 5 languages and 4,522 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Juvenile works  Art  Action and adventure fiction  Catalogs  Biography  Pictorial works  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Illustrator, Author, Correspondent, Artist
Classifications: D568.4, 823.6
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The histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus by Herodotus( Book )
5 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and Greek, Ancient [to 1453] and held by 244 libraries worldwide
Popular song by Edith Sitwell( Book )
12 editions published between 1927 and 1928 in English and Undetermined and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Mountains by W. H Auden( Book )
3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Life in an English village by Noel Carrington( Book )
13 editions published in 1949 in English and German and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Edward Bawden's London by Peyton Skipwith( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Edward Bawden, war artist, and his letters home, 1940-1945 by Edward Bawden( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens by Peyton Skipwith( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
This book draws on Edward Bawden's delightful illustrations, posters and linocuts of Kew Gardens made over 60 years. It presents a light-hearted social history of Kew, peopled with the many Hanoverian Kings, Queens and Princes who resided there, as well as courtiers such as the 3rd Earl of Bute, Joseph Banks Fulke Greville and their proteges including William Chambers, William Aiton, Fanny Burney and Sir William Hooker. Alongside Bawden's posters and linocuts, the book is illustrated with the contemporary caricatures of Thomas Rowlandson, George Cruikshank and James Gillray as well as botanical illustrations by Franz Bauer, Evelyn Dunbar and others. The book also reproduces in full Bawden's previously unpublished manuscript guide to Kew Gardens, drawn by the artist when he was just 19, and the redrawn illustrations and maps in Robert Herring's 1930 book Adam and Evelyn at Kew
Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert( Book )
2 editions published between 1960 and 1995 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
In this novel, Carthage is in its death throes as an imperial nation--eternally at war and unable to meet the daily needs of its citizens. They are forced to believe in an ecstatic religious cult that demands the sacrifice of humans
Tales of Troy and Greece by Andrew Lang( Book )
3 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
A collection of tales for young readers that recreates some of the exciting tales from Greek mythology
The life and adventures of Peter Wilkins by Robert Paltock( Book )
4 editions published between 1900 and 1928 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Book in the Lost World genre, following the adventures of Peter Wilkins, a Robinson Crusoe, who lands on an island near Antarctica and discovers a flying woman, whom he marries
Edward Bawden in the Middle East by Nigel Weaver( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
"This book brings together forty-five of Edward Bawden's watercolours from World War II, now housed in the Imperial War Museum collection and many published here for the first time, to produce a fascinating insight into Bawden's view of the Middle East. Alongside these evocative images the text traces Bawden's life and career, in particular his time as an Official War Artist; a chapter by Robin O'Neill sets the political context in which the allied forces and Bawden found themselves during the war, and sketches the drastically changed political scenery since then; finally, we hear from Bawden in his own words through two articles originally published in The Geographical Magazine in 1945"--Jacket
... Travellers' verse by M. G Lloyd Thomas( Book )
2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
How animals move by James Gray( Book )
8 editions published between 1953 and 1959 in English and French and held by 94 libraries worldwide
"In this book, originally published in 1953, zoologist Sir James Gray explores the development of different kinds of animal movement, from swimming to crawling to jumping, and then examines the mechanics of the variety of possible movements made by different creatures. The text is amply illustrated by both illustrations and photographs, and is aimed primarily at a younger audience. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in zoology and the physics and biology of motion."--Page 4 of cover
Here are set forth the histories of Herodotus of Halicarnassus; that men's actions may not in time be forgotten nor things great and wonderful, accomplished whether by Greeks or barbarians, go without report, nor, especially, the cause of the wars between one and the other by Herodotus( Book )
3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Herodotus was a Greek historian who was born in Halicarnassus, Caria and lived in the fifth century BC. Herodotus is often called The Father of History, as he was the first writer to collect his materials systematically and critically, and to then arrange them into a historical narrative. The Histories, the only work produced by Herodotus, is thought to be the world's first history book. The book is an investigation of the origins of the Greco-Persian Wars. - Amazon
Lady Filmy Fern, or, The voyage of the window box by Thomas Hennell( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 78 libraries worldwide
Vathek by William Beckford( Book )
3 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"The novel chronicles the fall from power of the Caliph Vathek (a fictionalised version of the historical Al-Wathiq), who renounces Islam and engages with his mother, Carathis, in a series of licentious and deplorable activities designed to gain him supernatural powers. At the end of the novel, instead of attaining these powers, Vathek descends into a hell ruled by the demon Eblis where he is doomed to wander endlessly and speechlessly"--Wikipedia
A specimen book of pattern papers designed for and in use at the Curwen Press by Curwen Press( Book )
1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Death and the dreamer by Denis Saurat( Book )
4 editions published between 1946 and 1964 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
Revolt in the desert by T. E Lawrence( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
The Arab Revolt of 1916-1918, when the disparate tribes of Arabia rose up as one great force to defeat an empire, was one of the most turbulent periods in the history of the Middle East and a pivotal element of the Middle Eastern arena of World War I. It sounded the death knell for the Ottoman Empire and paved the way for a new colonial power in the region - the British. It was T.E. Lawrence, a young army officer with a brilliant military mind and unmatched knowledge of the region and the Arab people, who - alongside the charismatic Faisal I - led the Revolt. These were epic events that changed the shape of the Middle East and affected Lawrence for the rest of his life. His magnificent first-hand account of the period is now a classic of 20th century literature
The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson( Book )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Johnson's adaptation of the popular oriental tale displays his usual wit and perceptiveness; sceptical and probing, his tale nevertheless suggests that wisdom and self-knowledge need not be entirely beyond reach. This new edition relates Rasselas to Johnson's life and thought and to politics, society, and the global context of the Seven Years War. --from publisher description
 
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Bawden, Edward
Edward Bawden
Edward Bawden Brits kunstenaar (1903-1989)
Edward Bawden English painter
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