Title: Sketching the Seaside
Author: L.A. Doust
Illustrator: L.A. Doust
Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd.
Book Condition: Excellent
Jacket Condition: Good/Very Good
Description: Sketching the seaside is at once fascinating and difficult. In no other subject is it more important for the student to use his eyes and his imagination and to disregards initial failure. Yet, once having achieved success, he will find unlimited delight in capturing the different moods and aspects of the waves, the beauty of the coastal scene, the graceful lines of boats and ships, and all that makes up the failing attraction of the seaside.
This books explains in simple language and with numerous illustrations the basic steps to success in this captivating field of sketching.
The jacket has been repaired and, despite having been price-clipped, has the publisher's revised price of 70p (crossed through with pencil) attached to the flap. The pages are in excellent condition: crisp, bright, clean, and free from any marking. Very rare to find in jacket. Illustrated pastedowns and endpapers.
Measures 21.5 cm × 17 cm (8.6″ × 6.8″). 8vo. 72 pp.