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    The Granny Alphabet (Hardback) Photographs by Tim Walker, Illustrated by LAWRENCE MYNOTT, By (author) Kit Hesketh-Harvey

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    DescriptionArtist-photographer Tim Walker has won a cult following for his flamboyant, lavishly staged and surrealist fashion photography. Now he brings his unique brand of very British fantasia to a subject close to his and all our hearts: grandmothers. Pour yourself a cup of tea and step into an enchanted realm, where twinkling Miss Marple-types elope to Egypt in head-to-toe tartan or jet off to Mars on a flying saucer...You'll find Lucinda, whose hat addiction shows no sign of waning (she even goes to bed in one), and Hattie, who'll give you a humbug if you're helpful. Brush up on your knitting skills to rival Kitty. Book 1 of this two-volume collection offers an assortment of characterful portraits by Tim Walker of grannies and the things dearest to them, arranged alphabetically and accompanied by short, gently humorous verses written by Kit Hesketh-Harvey. In Book 2, fashion illustrator Lawrence Mynott contributes his own AZ of drawings of lively old ladies. Spirited, stylish, sweet here are granny archetypes of every stripe.


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    Title
    The Granny Alphabet
    Authors and contributors
    Photographs by Tim Walker, Illustrated by LAWRENCE MYNOTT, By (author) Kit Hesketh-Harvey
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 148
    Width: 202 mm
    Height: 270 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 1,040 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500544266
    ISBN 10: 0500544263
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 620
    BIC subject category V2: AJB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: AJCP
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: ENGM3500
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    B&T Approval Code: A06306400
    DC22: 779/.24
    Libri: FOTO2745, MODE1600
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011020
    DC23: 779.092
    LC classification: TR681.G73 W34 2013
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 362.83955022
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: AJC, AJCD
    Illustrations note
    96 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    26 November 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    An ode to . . . the beauty and clarity of old age. "