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ISBN: 9781841145365
AUTHOR: Malcolm Root with Tom Tyler
Malcolm Root's A Pageant of Transport
Malcolm Root's A Pageant of Transport
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In this third book of paintings, Malcolm Root’s stunning pictures have been arranged to give a chronological pageant of the development of transport down the centuries, and in particular over the last one hundred years during which the greatest changes have taken place.

This pictorial survey not only gives an accurate record of the changing nature of travel by land, sea and air, but each picture is also a detailed portrait of a particular scene, with the type of transport meticulously portrayed.

Malcolm Root was born in Colchester in 1950 and still lives in nearby Halstead. From an early age he combined his love of art with a fascination for all kinds of transport. On leaving school he entered the printing industry and in 1981 took the decision to become a full- time professional artist. Commissions followed, particularly for railway scenes and in 1983 he was elected a full member of the Guild of Railway Artists. Malcolm’s paintings have encompassed almost every form of transport from horse and cart and tram to Concorde and ‘le Shuttle’. They have also appeared in many forms including fine art prints, collectors’ plates, jigsaws, calendars and books.

Tom Tyler was born in South Devon just before the Second World War, and was always keenly interested in all forms of transport. After studying history at university, he has been fascinated by the rapid and at times extraordinary development of transport down the centuries, and in particular during his own lifetime. An interest in vintage cars, models of all sorts, and a collection of wooden transport jigsaw puzzles helps to keep the subject always under consideration. Memories of transport past, with major challenges and minor mishaps, bring an element of humour to the subject, only some of which could be recorded in this book!

Imprint: Halsgrove. ISBN 978 1 84114 536 5, hardback, 258x238mm, 144 pages. Published October 2006. Reprinted March 2007, September 2008.

John Chapman's LancashireJohn Chapman's Lancashire - £24.99
With over 100 illustrations, John Chapman’s Lancashire looks at the much-changed urban landscape of the North West, bringing to life the hustle and bustle of Lancashire’s busy streets, its railway stations and quaysides. A superb watercolour artist working in the area he knows best.
Hearts of SteelHearts of Steel - £19.99
Anyone who has a passion for naval ships, or who appreciates the masterly skill required to capture such vessels in paint, will love this beautiful book of superb paintings by Paul Wright
Malcolm Root's Transport PaintingsMalcolm Root's Transport Paintings - £19.99
A book that will be picked up again and again to enjoy these memory-evoking works so lovingly created by Malcolm Root with text by Tom Tyler. Where superb art meets pure nostalgia for towns, countryside and transport as they once were.
Malcolm Root's Railway PaintingsMalcolm Root's Railway Paintings - £19.99
In this evocative book Malcolm Root,, aided by a sparkling commentary from Tom Tyler, presents an amazingly accurate record of the days of steam on Britain's railways, from the mighty express locomotives racing one another to the north, to the quiet byways of the railway system where aged engines potter along almost forgotten branch lines.
 
 
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