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    DescriptionIn "Britain at Play" we collect the finest of William Heath Robinson's studies of the unique British character. Here we find Britain in the garden, at the beach and on the golf course - the 9th hole played with the grim reaper, rotating sunbathing machines, a double cross tennis match 'For economising space in local tournaments and generally gingering up the game'. Heath Robinson perfectly captures the peculiar character of the great British nation at leisure.


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    Title
    Britain at Play
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Geoffrey C. Beare, By (author) Heath Robinson
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 212 mm
    Height: 278 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 1,076 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780715638149
    ISBN 10: 0715638149
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: ART
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.3
    BIC subject category V2: AKLB
    DC22: 741.5942
    BISAC V2.8: ART010000
    Thema V1.0: AKLB
    Illustrations note
    c.280 integrated
    Publisher
    Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
    Imprint name
    Gerald Duckworth & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    09 October 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    W Heath Robinson began his career illustrating works of poetry and children's stories. At magazines such as The Sketch, he developed his humorous illustrations for adults, culminating in the series of inventions for which he became known by his contemporaries as 'The Gadget King'. Geoffrey Beare is an art collector, co-founder and chairman of the Imaginative Book Illustration Society, and an authority on the work of William Heath Robinson.