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reuben chappell book cover Reuben Chappell:
Pierhead Painter

by Robert Jones

£20.00


Reuben is one of the country’s best known ship portrait artists. This book traces his origins in Goole, Yorkshire, and then his life in Cornwall, where he painted British and foreign vessels that visited inland ports.
   
alfred wallis book cover Alfred Wallis:
Artist and Mariner

by Robert Jones

£34.99 (limited 1st edition).
Individually cased & signed


The life and work of the influential Cornish artist Alfred Wallis (1855 - 1942). Seaman, fisherman and later, dealer in 2nd hand marine goods, it was not until Wallis was in his seventies and eighties that he took up painting.
   
John McWilliams book cover Breton Fishermen in Cornwall and Scilly -
A Century of Friendship

by John McWilliams

£15.00

The story of the Breton fishermen who first came to Cornwall in 1902 & fished around our coastsfor most of the 20th Century, making many friendships with the locals.
   
John McWilliams book cover A St Ives Harbour Alphabet
by John McWilliams
alfred wallis book cover Alfred Wallis:
Artist and Mariner.
New revised edition

by Robert Jones

£54.99 (2nd edition)


The life and work of the influential Cornish artist Alfred Wallis (1855 - 1942). Seaman, fisherman and later, dealer in 2nd hand marine goods, it was not until Wallis was in his seventies and eighties that he took up painting.
   
robert jones book cover Robert Jones
by Jenny Pery

£10.95


A 48-page account of the artist's relationshiip with the sea and the coastline of south-west Cornwall and his approach to painting.

   
John McWilliams book cover Maritime St Ives
by John McWilliams

£4.50

24 of the best maritime photographs from St Ives Archive, 4 in colour. Each picture has a page of well-researched stories & information.