WARWICKSHIRE Painted by Frederick Whitehead R.B.A. Described by Clive Holland

(London: Adam & Charles Black, 1906).

A BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED HISTORY AND TOUR OF THE ENGLISH WEST MIDLANDS, known for being the land of Shakespeare. The artist, Frederick Whitehead, was a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists and exhibited his first painting there in 1870 at the age of eighteen. He also exhibited with the Royal Academy from 1881 to 1893. His work appeared in the exhibitions of leading galleries in Britain and he held a number of successful private exhibitions in London. Item #30154

First Edition. Illustrated with an impressive suite of 75 fine colourplates from the paintings of Frederick Whitehead, each with captioned tissue guards, and with a folding map. Large 8vo, in the publisher's very attractive decorated blue cloth, the spine and upper covers gilt lettered and in an English country motif in gilt, green, black and ivory, t.e.g. xi, 372., 8 ads. pp. A very bright and handsome copy.

Price: $175.00