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life and work of Robert Gibbings.

Martin J. Andrews

life and work of Robert Gibbings.

by Martin J. Andrews

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Published by Primrose Hill in Bicester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gibbings, Robert.,
  • Wood-engravers -- Biography -- Ireland.,
  • Wood-engraving.,
  • Illustration of books -- Great Britain.,
  • Illustrators -- Biography -- Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    GenreBiography
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 426 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages426
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19436683M
    ISBN 101901648311

    Jul 18,  · Robert Gibbings: hearty, manly, etc. This summer I have the great pleasure of cycling through Oxfordshire country lanes to get to work in the publishing archives that share a building with the Museum of English Rural Life, over the Berkshire border in Reading. Lovely is the Lee by Robert Gibbings; engravings by the author by Gibbings, Robert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at eventfr.com

    A career engraved on history. engraving and book production. The Life and Work of Robert Gibbings by Martin J Andrews (Primrose Hill Press, Bicester). The Wood Engravings of Robert. Jan 21,  · Our bookshelves in Nead an Iolair include some volumes which have travelled with me for the best part of fifty years. They include titles by George Ewart Evans, Henry Williamson, Brian Lalor, Peter Somerville-Large. Look carefully and you'll also see some there by Robert Gibbings. Who is he? A writer and illustrator, Gibbings was born.

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Robert John Gibbings (23 March – 19 January ) was an Irish artist and author who was most noted for his work as a wood engraver and sculptor, and for his books on travel and natural history.

Along with Noel Rooke he was one of the founder members of the Society of Wood Engravers inand was a major influence in the revival of wood engraving in the twentieth eventfr.com: January 19, (aged 68), Long Wittenham. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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The Life and Work of Robert Gibbings. Bicester, Primrose Hill PressCited by: 1. Gibbings's love of river life is illustrated in his eight river books, the most famous of which is 'Sweet Thames run Softly'.

Inwhen England was on the brink of war, Gibbings built a flat-bottomed boat, painted it eau-de-nil green, and armed with a sketchpad and microscope, floated in it down the Thames. The Life and Work of Robert Gibbings.

Plastic wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection that is not adhered to the book. Andrews, Martin J. Bicester, Primrose Hill Press, Please contact me if you require further information, scans, etc.

Dispatched within 2 business days. To order this book please click here. The definitive biography of Robert Gibbings, 'The Life and work of Robert Gibbings' by Martin Andrews, is available from the Primrose Hill Press.

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This is vintage book contains Robert Gibbings’s novel, Lovely Is the Life. This charming and masterfully composed novel is a delight to read and constitutes a must-have for fans and collectors of Gibbings’s work.

Robert Gibbings ( - ) was an Irish artist and writer who is most remembered. This is vintage book contains Robert Gibbings’s novel, "Lovely Is the Life".

This charming and masterfully composed novel is a delight to read and constitutes a Brand: Spalding Press. Aug 09,  · Synopsis The first full scale biography of Robert Gibbings, with more than illustrations, encompassing his whole life and providing a context for his work and achievements.

Gibbings is often described as having been larger than life, a 5/5(1). This is the book The Life and Work of Robert Gibbings by Martin Andrews, Primrose Hill Press, the first substantial biography of Robert Gibbings with more than illustrations.

The life and work of Robert Gibbings. Responsibility by Martin J. Andrews. Imprint Bicester: Primrose Hill Press, Gibbings, Robert, Wood-engravers > England Acquired with support from. Centennial Campaign Library Book Fund: Associates of the Stanford University Libraries.

Browse related. This is the first book to be published on Robert Gibbings which encompasses his whole life and provides a context for his work and achievements. Many of the illustrations, of Gibbing's own work and those recording his life, are previously unpublished.

Heavy book, UK at standard rate, overseas at cost. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Jan 21,  · For Robert Gibbings, text and illustration were always of equal importance. Each page of his books is set out as an art work, to be enjoyed by the two senses of sight and feeling – the feeling engendered by his descriptive writing.

Here is the Foreword. Robert Gibbings’s most popular book is Le Morte d'Arthur, Vol. His Wood Engraving, The Achievement Of The Golden Cockerel Press Under His Direction, His Work At The University Of Reading And His Association With The River Thames by. Robert Gibbings. Lovely Is the Life by.

Making his mark – An Irishwoman’s Diary on writer and artist Robert Gibbings. Tue, Jan 16,“Finding that right balance between work and the rest of your life is the key”. Trumpets from Montparnasse / by Robert Gibbings ; illustrated with eight colour plates and forty wood engravings by the author and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Robert Gibbings (23 March - 19 January ) was an Irish artist and prolific author. He was most noted for his work as a wood engraver and sculptor, and for his books on travel and natural history.

The Life and Work of Robert Gibbings. Maron Andrews. London. Primrose Hill Press. £ Reviewed by John Randle. In I saw the imaginatively illustrated catalogue to an exhibition of Robert Gibbings’ work at Reading University, and it gave me the first inkling of the fascinating and colourful personality of an engraver whose work I had always enjoyed.

A biography and analysis of the work of artist/engraver, Robert Gibbings. This is an attractively illustrated and comprehensive account of Gibbing's life and traces the development of his work as an artist & wood engraver. Hardback book, p, many illustrations, including colour plates.

The book is complete with dustjacket & both in fine. This is another delightful book by Irish author/illustrator Robert Gibbings, in which he takes us on a tour of the west of Ireland, visiting the outer rim, including many of /5.

He was a lifelong vegetarian, and found it impossible to work on the blocks that Robert Gibbings was engraving for The History of Bovril. He carried on engraving to the age of 83, and died inhis ashes buried in the graveyard at Brill, Buckinghamshire, where .Gibbings was particularly satisfied with his work for the book, recalling ‘My engravings in these two books were the best that I had so far accomplished, and gradually the sadness I felt at losing my press was dissipated.’ (Robert Gibbings, Some Recollections, from Patience Empson, The Wood-engravings of Robert Gibbings, xlii).Robert Gibbings: artist, author and wood-engraver exhibition.

Robert Gibbings () was a prodigious wood-engraver with a striking and vigorous style, and was also largely responsible for bringing the art of wood-engraving to the attention of the general public.