W. Heath Robinson, Brush, Pen and Pencil.
This book was published in 1913 and is about the illustrator W. Heath Robinson (1872-1944).
W. Heath Robinson, Brush, Pen and Pencil is written by J. E. Johnson. The books tells the story of W. Heath Robinson’s early beginnings, his family and brothers (who were all artists), his early work, his wonderful humorous illustrations and his later work. It is interesting to read an appreciation of Heath Robinson’s work which was written when he was possibly at the height of his career.
Heath Robinson is celebrated for his comic devices. This book shows these plus his watercolours and black and white illustrations.
A hardback book with a nice printed cloth cover. The printing is sharp and clean on nice paper. Even the colour printing is good which is unusual for books printed over 100 years ago.
This is a rare copy of W. Heath Robinson, Brush, Pen and Pencil. It is a nice book for anyone who admires his unique style of humour and illustrated work.