A Country Lost and Found
By (author) Peter Ashley
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Unmitigated England by Peter Ashley
Book Description"Unmitigated England" is a personal view of an England lost and an England found. Accompanied by a wry and often very funny commentary, this is a remarkable visual record of very English passions, touching on everything from films to guidebooks, household brands to railway stations, traditional shops to very particular kinds of pubs. Peter Ashley draws on his collections of photographs and images to show both how this country once looked and how what is left is coming increasingly under threat, in this truly unique and thought-provoking book.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841592701
(165mm x 111mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Everyman's Library
Publish Date: 26-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Ashley
English Allsorts, Hardback (October 2015)
Where else will a Hornby clockwork train be happy alongside a Tiptree jam jar, or a Romney Marsh church rub along with a set of Len Deighton book jackets? This is a personal natural history of fungi and flowers will segue into an essay on Typhoo tea packets; London transports of delight into unique views of English market towns.
Preposterous Erections, Paperback (September 2012)
Preposterous Erections brings together sixty uniquely fascinating towers from all corners of England with original photographs and witty, irreverent commentary.
Cigarette Papers, Paperback (June 2012)
The Cigarette Papers is a joyful, witty and ultimately beautiful recollection of old friends who will probably never be seen again.
Cross Country, Hardback (March 2011)» View all books by Peter Ashley
In Cross Country photographer and author Peter Ashley unleashes his passion for Blightly. He takes us on an enlightening jaunt that encompasses England's most loved regions. This spans the Cotswolds, the Lake District, the North Cornwall coast and many other picturesque locations around England.
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Author Biography - Peter Ashley
Peter Ashley is the author and photographer of the Everyman Pocket Books, London Peculiars, Pastoral Peculiars and More London Peculiars. He collaborated with Philip Wilkinson on the books accompanying the BBC 2 Restoration programmes and The English Buildings Book, the most comprehensive book ever attempted on the subject.
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