Country fair : the Country Life annual for 1938

Country Life Limited (London)

RA Collection: Book

Record number




London: Country Life Ltd., 1938

Physical Description

80 pages : illustrations ; 27.5cm.

General Note

The printer is named on the verso of the title page: `Printed in England at The Curwen Press, Plaistow, E.13.’


With numerous contributors - essays, photographs and colour illustrations, including The Knife Grinder by J. M. Richards with illustration by Eric Ravilious (extract from the book, High Street, 1938) and Gentlemen's Follies by John Betjeman. Illustrated with 3 colour lithographs by Eric Ravilious, John Farleigh and Barnett Freedman, 5 tipped-in colour plates and many b/w plates of photos and illustrations by artists such as John Aldridge, Lord Berners, Peter Scott and Bill Brandt.


Illustrated books


John Farleigh, lithographer, illustrator
Archibald Thorburn, illustrator
Stuart Tresilian, illustrator
Clarissima Fontaine, wood-engraver, illustrator
Tristram Hillier RA, illustrator
Rowland Suddaby, illustrator
Bill Brandt, photographer
Barnett Freedman, lithographer, illustrator
Eric Ravilious, lithographer, illustrator
John Aldridge RA, illustrator
Sir John Betjeman, contributor
Country Life Limited (London), publisher
The Curwen Press, printer
Baynard Press, lithographic printer