Hand Made in Britain - The Visitors Guide

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Vacation-Work, Nov 30, 2001 - Travel - 288 pages
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An exciting title designed to guide people to the wealth of design talent and artistic expertise which is currently resurgent around Britain. As people are becoming increasingly dissatisfied with the anonymous uniformity of factory goods they are looking for a rejuvenation of old skills and the development of new ones.
A book for: Tourists wanting to visit workshops to see wood turning, glassblowers, toymakers, potters etc. at work: Holidaymakers looking for galleries and craft shops in which to purchase hand made artefacts: Homemakers who wish to find out where to find hand crafted tiles, sundials, tables, fountains or other items for house or garden: Buyers and Collectors who can use the book as a mail order catalogue for buying anything from rocking horses and dolls' houses to walking sticks and clay pipes.
The book is lavishly produced, printed in two colours throughout plus a full colour 16 page Gallery Guide section. It includes fourteen regional chapters - all with maps - divided by craft, from ceramics and silver to furniture and toys.

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Contents

Cornwall and The Scilly Isles
8
Devon
22
The West Country
36
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Victoria Pybus has written a number of books including Live & Work in France and Working with Animals. Victoria lives and works in Oxford, England

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