Somerset has it all – glorious coast, peaceful
countryside, majestic cities like Bath and Wells
with their world-famous architecture, and villages
and country towns which evoke the spirit of a
Tony Howell is an internationally-renowned landscape
photographer, based in Somerset, whose
style is instantly recognizable for its simple
compositions and sense of peace and stillness.
Through an unrivalled collection of superb colour
images, he records star-studded skies and
morning mists, the changing light and friendly
charm of his home county.
From the coast, with its spectacular sunsets – the
golden sandy beaches of the north round to
the blue sea of Minehead, ideally located with
the sea on one side and the picturesque Exmoor
National Park on the other – to the gentle
pastures of the dairylands and the blossom of
the cider orchards, the county has uplifted and
inspired for generations.Tony Howell carries on
the great tradition of artists who have been stimulated
by the area: through his lens he captures
the essential beauty and character of Somerset.
Address books tend to be well used and have a
long life. Along with important contact details,
they keep track of the user’s friends and
acquaintances, tracing their lives over time and
from place to place. And, if properly attended to,
an address book eventually becomes a journal in
itself, and an attractive and permanent keepsake.
Whether bought as a gift or for personal use,
this Somerset Address Book, with its superb
pictorial reminders of the county, will provide
years of pleasure.
Imprint: Halswood Stationers. ISBN 978 0 85717 008 8, hardback, 214x230mm, 112 pages. Published March 2010.