We're delighted to announce that we'll be taking part in the Attingham Trust Study Programme, "The Horse and the Country House," in England in September. We have in stock some of the books on the program's suggested reading list. A selection of them, plus others that may be of interest, are included in "Featured Books" at the bottom of this page. Quantities are very limited. For other titles related to the program's theme, search by the keyword Attingham, or go to "Browse Horses" and then look through the topics Art, Driving (especially other World on Wheels volumes), Farming, Horses in Society & History, and Hunting. We're happy to ship postpaid to Attingham participants within the United States.

Cygnea Cantio: Swan Song [1 of 50, signed]
Bush, Tracey

Cygnea Cantio: Swan Song [1 of 50, signed]

1999. Bush, Tracey. Cygnea Cantio: Swan Song. Published by the artist, England, 1999. Artist's book consisting of one stiff leaf, folded in thirds, within blue cloth covers with ties. Very faint ghost of an old small label on back cover, which could easily be removed. Else fine. 6 x 9 inches. Signed in pencil, 1999. No. 2 of 50 copies. ** Tracey Bush was one of the contemporary book artists featured in the beautiful show at the Yale Center for British Art, "Of Green Leaf Bird and Flower": Artists' Books and the Natural World. This book was exhibited and is illustrated on page 211 of the catalogue. Consists of a blind-relief stylized map of the Thames River from Oxford to Richmond, printed in white on stiff tan paper. Place names and images of swans are overprinted in a blue shade that matches the covers. Also shown are three historic swan-marks. An explanatory text about swan-upping, plus the limitation number, is mounted to inside back cover. One copy in WorldCat (Yale). (Item ID: A5738)


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