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Gargoyles & Tattie-Bogles: The Lives & Work of Douglas Percy Bliss & Phyllis Dodd
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Gargoyles & Tattie-Bogles: The Lives & Work of Douglas Percy Bliss & Phyllis Dodd

£272.00

ISBN: 9780993498541
Artist(s): Douglas Percy Bliss & Phyliss Dodd
Author(s): Malcolm Yorke
Format: hardback
Year published: 2017
Publisher: Fleece Press
Total Pages: 275
Illustrations: colour throughout

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While Douglas Percy Bliss wrote kindly and perceptively several decades ago about his friend Edward Bawden (for a book published by the Pendomer Press), and earlier in his career took up the pen to write about Eric Ravilious and the emerging engravers of the 1920s, no-one has written comprehensively about Bliss himself, who was a notable engraver, teacher and – especially – landscape painter; the same applies to his wife Phyllis Dodd.

This title includes tipped-in prints made from four of Douglas’ wood-engraved blocks, and one by Rosalind Bliss.

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