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High Street / written by J.M. Richards; illustrated by Eric Ravilious

James Maude Richards

RA Collection: Book

Record number

10/3230

Author

Edition

1st. Ed.

Imprint

London: Country Life Ltd., 1938

Physical Description

100 p. : incl. col. front., col. plates. ; 24 cm.

General Note

Only 2000 copies printed as the lithographic plates were destroyed during the Blitz (according to Mainstone Press, who published a limited edition facsimile with essays and further illustrations in 2008).

Contents

Family butcher -- Coach builder -- Fire engineer -- Letter maker -- Hardware -- Naturalist : Furrier : Plumassier -- Theatrical properties -- Wedding cakes -- Restaurant and grill room -- Hams -- Saddler and harness maker -- Fireworks -- Baker and confectioner -- Clerical outfitter -- Public-house -- Undertaker -- Submarine engineer -- Second-hand furniture and effects -- Model ships and railways -- Oyster bar -- Pharmaceutical chemist -- Cheesemonger -- Amusement arcade -- Knife grinder

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