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by Anthony Bailey

Author: Anthony Bailey
Subcategory: Europe
Language: English
Publisher: Viking; 1st edition (1985)
Pages: 212 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.2
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England First and Last book. ENGLAND, FIRST & LAST is about coming of age in an exhausted, impoverished yet still proud country.

Anthony Bailey (born 5 January 1933) is a British writer and art historian. He was evacuated to Dayton, Ohio, in 1940 during World War II. After returning to England in 1944, he attended several Hampshire grammar schools before studying history at Oxford University. In 1955, he emigrated to New York City and became a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine for over 30 years. He has written twenty-three books, including biographies of artists J. M. W. Turner, John Constable, and two books on Rembrandt.

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Title: England, First and Last Item Condition: used item in a very good condition. Used-Very Good: The book will be clean without any major stains or markings, the spine will be in excellent shape with only minor creasing, no pages will be missing and the cover is likely to be very clean. Read full description. England First and Last by Anthony Bailey. Fascinatin. horoughly illuminating. Like his subject, Anthony Bailey has the great qualities of unobtrusiveness and sensitivity, letting things emerge organically rather than forcing his own imprint upon them. Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday

England, First & Last. Serena Davies, Daily Telegraph. Craig Brown, Mail on Sunday. If, for you, the joy of reading is being absorbed into another world, this elegant and detailed life of painter John Constable, the first since 1843, will not disappoint.

Anthony Bailey is the author of two studies of Rembrandt and a full-length life of Turner. For many years he was a writer for The New Yorker. He was born in Portsmouth and studied history at Oxford University. His many books include a novel, Major Andre, and two much-acclaimed memoirs, America, Lost & Found and England, First & Last. He lives in Greenwich. For the latest books, recommendations, offers and more.

After the Spaeths moved to Manhattan, ‘Tony S’ was schooled at Millbrook and Portsmouth Priory, then majored in architecture at Princeton University. Bailey, Anthony . America, Lost & Found. England, First & Last.

Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Anthony Bailey books online. England First and Last. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Showing 1 to 30 of 84 results. The Village written about in this book is one that is very familiar to me as my grandmother lived 'in the Village' of Stonington. So it brought back many, many memories. From the write-up about this book, however, I had thought it would be more focused on the Portuguese areas and the Portuguese people who made up such a big and (when I was a child) such an important part of the Village. I did not find this to be true although the author did mention them here and there in his book

Books about him abound, but the most successful tend to be specialist studies like Cecilia Powell’s Turner in the South and David Hill’s Turner on the Thames. Nevertheless a comprehensive up-to-date biography of Turner has seemed to me worth tackling

Books about him abound, but the most successful tend to be specialist studies like Cecilia Powell’s Turner in the South and David Hill’s Turner on the Thames. Nevertheless a comprehensive up-to-date biography of Turner has seemed to me worth tackling. I have felt grateful for the labours of Thornbury, Finberg and Lindsay, his main biographers to date, yet I remain greatly dissatisfied by their books