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An Odyssey in Steam: 'Rocket' to 'Evening Star'

An Odyssey in Steam: 'Rocket' to 'Evening Star'

Author: David C. Bell
$65.00(AUD)  inc GST
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An Odyssey in Steam is renowned artist David Bell's fifth book which features his beautiful and complex paintings of steam engines and locomotives with captivating technical accuracy. It is a unique look at the railways during the age of steam featuringmany of the engines currently at The National Railway Museum in York including the Rocket; the Flying Scotsman; the EveningStar; the Duke of Gloucester and the Mallard. The book features chapters on the Flying Scotsman, North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Coronations, Carr Loco Doncaster and much more.This book is a eulogy that captures the skills, sounds and smells of the great days of steam engines and one which will be coveted by rail enthusiasts, modellers and artists alike.
Author description
David C Bell, born in Lincolnshire in 1950, attended Trinity House Navigation School and joined the Merchant Navy as a navigator. Nine years later he changed careers and gained a BA Honours Degrees at Hull College of Art. He is primarily known as a marine artist and his first ever commission was of a Vulcan bomber, but it was sea water and steam which proved to be his main attraction in painting for a living. His previous titles include the bestselling A Nautical Odyssey and most recently, H M S Victory.
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General Fields

  • : 9781846892523
  • : Quiller Publishing Ltd
  • : Quiller Publishing Ltd
  • : June 2017
  • : 260mm X 300mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : David C. Bell
  • : Hardback
  • : 385.361
  • : 112
  • : Paintings