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Michael Sweeney Books

Natural history; crime fiction; literature and poetry; art; cycling.

Bird Impressions. A Personal View of Birds. With a Foreword by Robert Gillmor.


First edition. Grey cloth with colour pictorial dustjacket. Large quarto, unpaginated. With colour reproductions of Darren Rees' paintings of birds throughout, in text and full page, as well as line drawings by him. Darren Rees made his reputation in the 1980s, and his endorsed here with a foreword by Robert Gillmor, the founder of the Society of Wildlife Artists. Beautiful watercolours of birds in their surroundings, in an impressionistic style that captures light effects and is also ornithologically very well observed.