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Covent Garden by Clive Boursnell
Book DescriptionThe magic of the old Covent Garden Market is evoked through Peter Ackroyd's introduction and Clive Boursnell's marvellous photographs, taken over the course of numerous and extended visits to Covent Garden in the 1960s and 1970s. The book includes a preface by Clive Boursnell and the words of some of the market people whom the photographer interviewed at the time. There will be an exhibition of Clive Boursnell's photographs of Covent Garden to coincide with publication.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780711228603
(305mm x 250mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Clive Boursnell
Remaking a Garden, Hardback (May 2014)
Tells the complete story of the remodelling of the Laskett, acknowledged as one of the most important gardens of the past century.
Covent Garden Then & Now, Paperback (May 2013)
A fascinating record of how Covent Garden has changed over the past forty years
Old Covent Garden, Paperback (June 2012)
Clive Boursnell's photographs capture the atmosphere of the old Covent Garden Market in the 1960s and 70s.
Window Box Allotment, Hardback (May 2012)» View all books by Clive Boursnell
A revised, expanded and newly illustrated edition of Penelope Bennett's popular guide.
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Author Biography - Clive Boursnell
Clive Boursnell is a renowned photographer of architecture, gardens, landscapes and, above all, people. He turned to photography as the culmination of a career which included classical ballet and working as a woodsman, a farmhand, a miner and prospector and a mountaineer. He lives in London. London has been the main character in the work of Peter Ackroyd ever since his first novel, The Great Fire of London. His Hawksmoor won the Whitbread and the Guardian Fiction Prize, Chatterton was shortlisted for the Booker, London: the Biography won the South Bank Show Annual Award for Literature. Reviewers commonly categorize him as the Dickens of our day.
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