Edward Bawden's London
This beautiful book, with almost 200 striking images, shows London as represented by Edward Bawden (1903-1989) in prints, posters, drawings, paintings, murals and advertising material produced during his long career. The wide range of illustrations includes early work executed whilst a student in the early 1920s; the Morley College murals carried out in partnership with Eric Ravilious; advertising work for London Transport, Fortnum & Mason, Twinings Teas, Shell, Westminster Bank; the mural for the Lion & Unicorn Pavilion at the1951 Festival of Britain; and a varied selection of his finest series of linocuts including London Monuments and London Markets.
Peyton Skipwith is an independent fine art consultant and Brian Webb is a designer and lecturer. They have produced numerous books on British design including titles featuring the work of Edward Bawden, Eric Ravilious, Paul and John Nash, David Gentleman, Peter Blake and the Curwen Press.