Excerpt from Birket Foster s Pictures of English Landscape Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel With Pictures in WordsIT is fair that the public should be informed of the relation of the designer and the writer who have contributed to this volume.Birket Foster s drawings were made quite independently of the verses I have attempted To set to them I am therefore the free to express, in the first place, my admiration of the singular grace, fertility and facility of invention, felicitous arrangement of line, and harmonious distribution of light and shadow which distinguish the compositions of this charming artist.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Download Birket Foster's Pictures of English Landscape: Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel with Pictures in Words (Classic Reprint) author Tom Taylor – bluevapours.co.uk
Tom TaylorTom Taylor 1817 1880 was a dramatist and editor of Punch magazine He was born in England After attending school there, and studying for two sessions at the University of Glasgow, he entered Trinity College at Cambridge University in 1837 He began his working life as a journalist Soon after moving to London, Taylor wrote for the Morning Chronicle and the Daily News He was on the staff of Punch until 1874, when he succeeded Charles William Shirley Brooks as editor For two years Taylor was a professor of English literature at University College, London He was called to the bar at Middle Temple, and went on the northern circuit until he became assistant secretary of the Board of Health in 1850 On the reconstruction of the Board in 1854 he was made secretary, and on its abolition his services were transferred to a department of the Home Office, retiring on a pension in 1876 Amongst his other works are Our American Cousin 1858 and The Ticket of Leave Man.
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- Birket Foster's Pictures of English Landscape: Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel with Pictures in Words (Classic Reprint)
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