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'It is fate, but call it Italy if it pleases you, Vicar'. George Emerson, A Room with a View, Penguin cover illustration by #davidgentleman, 1955. #emforster #aroomwithaview #penguinukbooks #bookjacketdesign #bookcover #florenceitaly #vintagebooks #vintagepenguin @penguincollsoc
'She was ready when he came back, unrecognisable in his holiday finery'. Adam & Eve at Kew by Robert Herring and Edward Bawden, 1930, Elkin Matthews & Marrot. #edwardbawden #kewgardens #vintagebooks #antiquarianbooks #illustratedbook
Map of Kew Gardens from Edward Bawden's first book which he gave to Eric Ravilious in 1923. #edwardbawden #peytonskipwith #kewgardens #maps #botanicalgarden
I hope there will be some resting and eating today @christopherbrownlino @michaelparkinfineart. Good advice from 'Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens' by Peyton Skipwirh & Brian Webb. V&A publishing in association with Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, 2014. #edwardbawden made his guide to Kew Gardens when he was just 19. @kewgardens @vamuseum @v_and_a_shop #kewgardens #royalbotanicgardens #peytonskipwith #picnic #parkbench #edwardbawden
I hope there will be some resting and eating today @christopherbrownlino @michaelparkinfineart. Good advice from 'Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens' by Peyton Skipwirh & Brian Webb. V&A publishing in association with Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew, 2014. #edwardbawden  made his guide to Kew Gardens when he was just 19. @kewgardens @vamuseum @v_and_a_shop #kewgardens  #royalbotanicgardens  #peytonskipwith  #picnic  #parkbench  #edwardbawden 
Kitchen equipment: illustration by Juliet Renny from the Penguin Cordon Bleu Cookery Book by Rosemary Hume and Muriel Downes, Penguin Books, 1963. #cookerybook #kitchenequipment #penguinukbooks #baking #vintagebooks #vintagepenguin cooking
'The New Keepsake' a literary anthology published in 1931 by Cobden-Sanderson and decorated by Rex Whistler. #rexwhistler #literaryanthology #anthology #rarebooks #vintagebooks #bookcover
Frontispiece by Rex Whistler for 'The New Keepsake'. 1931. #rexwhistler #anthology #illustration #vintagebooks #antiquarianbooks
Illustration by Rex Whistler to Edmund Blunden's piece 'the Extra Turn' on what the gramophone meant to him in the trenches during the First World War 'while the green starlight gleamed, and greener pearl-chains of shells or bullets went up from somewhere at something in the air'. From 'The New Keepsake', 1931: an anthology of pieces by writers including Maurice Baring, Max Beerbohm, Hilaire Belloc, Aldous Huxley and Vita Sackville West.  #anthology #firstworldwar #worldwar1 #edmundblunden #memoir #literaryhistory
Illustration by Rex Whistler to Edmund Blunden's piece 'the Extra Turn' on what the gramophone meant to him in the trenches during the First World War 'while the green starlight gleamed, and greener pearl-chains of shells or bullets went up from somewhere at something in the air'. From 'The New Keepsake', 1931: an anthology of pieces by writers including Maurice Baring, Max Beerbohm, Hilaire Belloc, Aldous Huxley and Vita Sackville West. #anthology  #firstworldwar  #worldwar1  #edmundblunden  #memoir  #literaryhistory 
'This was not Aunt Dahlia, my good and kindly aunt, but my Aunt Agatha, the one who chews broken bottles and kills rats with her teeth'. jeevesandwooster have meant a lot to me over the years from my childhood when dad used to read us the stories, cheering me up whilst convalescing from an illness. through to the genius of Fry and Laurie who brought the characters to life in the early 1990s. #pgwodehouse #openingcredits #jazzband #animation
'This was not Aunt Dahlia, my good and kindly aunt, but my Aunt Agatha, the one who chews broken bottles and kills rats with her teeth'. jeevesandwooster have meant a lot to me over the years from my childhood when dad used to read us the stories, cheering me up whilst convalescing from an illness. through to the genius of Fry and Laurie who brought the characters to life in the early 1990s. #pgwodehouse  #openingcredits  #jazzband  #animation 
The genius of #jeevesandwooster and #fryandlaurie. Animated opening credits by Derek W Hayes and Animation City. #animatedshort #jazzband #artdeco
Having fun with Jeeves and Wooster. Do you remember how much dad loved the opening credits @sarahdawsonjewellery with jazz theme by Anne Dudley and Art Deco opening sequence by Derek W Hayes and studio Animation City. #jeevesandwooster #pgwodehouse #animation #jazzband #artdeco #openingcredits
'The Last of the Vikings', Henry Treece, illustrated by Charles Keeping, Brockhampton Press, 1964. #charleskeeping #henrytreece  #childrensbooks #kidsbookstagram #vikings
and here is a detail from the grand finale finale #charleskeeping #oxforduniversitypress #picturebook #childrensbooks #circuscircus #cirque
Here are the boys watching the circus arrive #charleskeeping #cirque #childrensbooks #picturebook #oxforduniversitypress
Some circus inspiration for you @paulcleden. From his 1975 picture book 'Wasteground Circus'. #charleskeeping #childrensbooks #kidsbookstagram #circuscircus #oxforduniversitypress #cirque
At Tottenham Hale tube station the other day, on my way to spend the day at Hart's Bookshop in Saffron Walden. The tiles made me think of you @christopherbrownlino. #edwardbawden #TubePatterns #ceramictile #londonunderground #tottenhamhale #ferryman @tube_patterns
Quilt, Princess Feather Pattern, maker unknown, 1840-1870, Pennsylvania, cotton plain weave with cotton appliqué, intersecting diagonal and feather quilting. @philamuseum @selvedgemagazine #selvedgemagazine #quilting #quiltingfabrics #pennsylvaniaisbeautiful #featherstitch #applique
In Selvedge magazine issue 78, a look at the vibrant world of Pennsylvania German textiles. This is a poster by Katherine Milhous, 1894-1977, showing children from a religious community. #pennsylvania #pennsylvania_life #posterdesign #graphicdesign #selvedgemagazine  @selvedgemagazine