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Journey Through the British Isles

Art / PhotobookBiography / Memoir

By: Harry Cory Wright

192 pages, 120 colour photos

Merrell Publishers

Paperback | Apr 2009 | #177369 | ISBN-13: 9781858944807
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NHBS Price: £24.95 $33/€28 approx
Hardback | Aug 2007 | #199788 | ISBN-13: 9781858943671
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About this book

In the tradition of the great journeys taken by such photographers as Fox Talbot, Fenton and Bourne, Harry Cory Wright set out, in March 2006, on a quest to capture the variety of natural landscapes that make up the British Isles using a large-format plate camera. Beginning in the fragile, frozen beauty of Unst in Shetland at the spring equinox, he travelled down through the Western Isles and mainland Scotland to Northumberland and further south through England and Wales.

This stunning book documents Cory Wright's remarkable journey. Each photograph is infused with the unique spirit of its location - from vast, wild mountain ranges to verdant, dewy forests at sunrise, from windswept beaches in winter to fields bathed in late summer, early evening sun. It is a unique photographic record of a journey through some of the most breathtaking locations in the British Isles. Cory Wright's Gandolfi plate camera captures images of exquisite detail and intensity. This is a magnificently produced, large-format book that will appeal to anyone interested in landscape photography.

"A wonderful book bursting with captured moments"
- The Good Book Guide

- Tatler

"An affirmation of the remarkable and unique beauty of the British countryside"
- Antiques Magazine

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Harry Cory Wright is a leading landscape photographer whose images have been reproduced in numerous magazines and newspapers. Adam Nicolson is a well-known travel writer and historian. His books include Sea Room (2001), Seamanship (2004) and Men of Honour (2005).

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