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              Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense

              Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

              By Uglow, Jenny

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              If we follow him across land and sea - to Italy, Greece and Albania, to The Levant and Egypt and India - and to the borderlands of spirit and self, art and desire, can we see, in the end, if the nonsense makes sense?

              ISBN 9780571269556
              Released NZ 3 Dec 2019
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense

              Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense (Hardback, Main)

              By Uglow, Jenny

              • RRP: $55.00
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              Where do these human-like animals and birds and these odd adventures - some gentle, some violent, some musical, some wild - come from? In this book the author's many drawings that accompany his verse are almost hyper-real, as if he wants to free the creatures from the page. It de...pended on patrons and moved in establishment circles.
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              ISBN 9780571269549
              Released NZ 25 Oct 2017
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Pinecone

              The Pinecone (Hardback, Main)

              By Uglow, Jenny

              • RRP: $49.99
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              In the village of Wreay, near Carlisle, stands the strangest and most magical church in Victorian England. This book tells the story of its builder, Sarah Losh, strong-willed and passionate and unusual in every way.

              ISBN 9780571269501
              Released NZ 1 Nov 2012
              Publisher Faber and Faber
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              Words & Pictures: Writers, Artists and a Peculiarly British Tradition

              Words & Pictures: Writers, Artists and a Peculiarly British Tradition (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Main)

              By Uglow, Jenny

              • RRP: $27.99
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              It looks at how artists have responded to two great, contrasting works, Paradise Lost and Pilgrim's Progress; A brief coda turns to a fourth relationship: writers and artists who collaborate from the start, like Dickens and Phiz, and Lewis Carroll and Tenniel.

              ISBN 9780571354115
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2019
              Publisher Faber and Faber
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              Nature's Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick
               

              Nature's Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick (Paperback, Main)

              By Uglow, Jenny

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              At the end of the eighteenth-century Britain fell in love with nature. Thomas Bewick's History of British Birds marked the moment: the first 'field-guide' for ordinary people, illustrated by woodcuts of astonishing accuracy and beauty. This biography tells a story of violent chan...ge, radical politics, lost ways of life and the beauty of the wild.
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              ISBN 9780571223756
              Released NZ 1 Nov 2007
              Publisher Faber and Faber
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              The Pinecone
               

              The Pinecone (Paperback, Main)

              By Uglow, Jenny

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              Born into an old Cumbrian family, heiress to an industrial fortune, Sarah combined a zest for progress with a love of the past. In the church, her masterpiece, she let her imagination flower - there are carvings of ammonites, scarabs and poppies; an arrow pierces the wall as if s...hot from a bow; a tortoise-gargoyle launches itself into the air.
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              ISBN 9780571269518
              Released NZ 28 Sep 2013
              Publisher Faber and Faber
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              In These Times: Living in Britain through Napoleon's Wars, 1793-1815
                

              In These Times: Living in Britain through Napoleon's Wars, 1793-1815 (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Uglow, Jenny

              Every part of Britain felt the long twenty years of war against the French: one in five families had people in the services and over 300,000 men died. As the years passed, so the bullish, flamboyant figure of Napoleon - Boney, the bogeyman - came to dominate so much that the whol...e long conflict was given his name.
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              ISBN 9780571312627
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              Language en
              Released NZ 4 Nov 2014
              Publisher Faber and Faber
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              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit or 52 loans. view?
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              Nature's Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick
               

              Nature's Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Uglow, Jenny

              • RRP: $44.99
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              Tells the story of Thomas Bewick - the farmer's son from Tyneside who became one of Britain's greatest and most popular engravers.

              ISBN 9780226823911
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2009
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Nature's Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick
                

              Nature's Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Uglow, Jenny

              A lavishly produced biography of the man whose wildlife illustrations shaped the way we view the natural world.

              ISBN 9780571266630
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              Language en
              Released NZ 31 Mar 2011
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age General Audience
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit or 52 loans. view?
              Loan Credits 52
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              Words & Pictures: Writers, Artists and a Peculiarly British Tradition
                 

              Words & Pictures: Writers, Artists and a Peculiarly British Tradition (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Uglow, Jenny

              A beautifully illustrated little book exploring the relationships between British writers and artists.

              ISBN 9780571266647
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              Language en
              Released NZ 3 Feb 2011
              Publisher Faber and Faber
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Ebook Terms Titles are sold with a 2 year time limit or 52 loans. view?
              Loan Credits 52
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