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Journey Through the British Isles by Harry Cory Wright, Adam Nicolson

Journey Through the British Isles


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Journey Through the British Isles by Harry Cory Wright, Adam Nicolson

This unabridged compact edition of photographer Harry Cory Wright's breathtaking book documents his quest to capture the variety of natural landscapes that make up the modern British Isles. In the tradition of the great journeys undertaken by such photographic pioneers as Fox Talbot, Cory Wright travelled with his large-format plate camera through the fragile, frozen beauty of Unst in Shetland, down through the Western Isles and mainland Scotland to the dusty chalklands and glowing harvests of southern England and Wales. Each of his remarkable images is infused with the unique spirit of its location - from wild mountain ranges to secret woodland glades, from windswept beaches in winter to wheatfields gleaming in the late-summer sun. With an evocative foreword by award-winning travel writer Adam Nicolson, this is an outstanding portrayal of rural Britain today.


Sweeping, still and transporting pictures - COAST Pin-sharp and brimming with detail - striking - enchanting - THE FINANCIAL TIMES Wonderfully produced ... a radiant vision of the surviving natural beauty of our country - THE EVENING STANDARD

About the Author

Adam Nicolson is a well-known travel writer and historian. His books include Sea Room (2001), Seamanship (2004), Men of Honour (2005) and Sissinghurst (2008), which won the Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize in 2009. Harry Cory Wright is a leading landscape photographer whose images have been reproduced in numerous magazines and newspapers.

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Publication date

1st March 2009


Harry Cory Wright, Adam Nicolson

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Merrell Publishers Ltd


192 pages


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