A CONSTANT HEART - The War Diaries of Maud Russell 1938-1945

‘To read them is to live through World War II inside the mind and world of an amazingly observant and warm-hearted woman’  Daily Mail

PURBECK ARCADIA Dunshay Manor & the Spencer Watsons
Ilay Cooper

THE MANOR HOUSES OF DORSET
Una Russell & Audrey Grindrod

News from Dovecote

A Brush with Brown and The Prince of Wales

‘Capability Brown transformed the gardens of England, Buckingham Palace included. So who better to introduce a book to mark his 300th anniversary – packed with exquisite paintings of his landscapes – than our most blue-blooded and green-fingered amateur artist.’ The... read more

‘Capability’ Brown in 2016

A BRUSH WITH BROWN, THE LANDSCAPES OF ‘CAPABILITY’ BROWN A contemporary of ‘Capability’ Brown’s once said to him, ‘I very earnestly wish I may die before you, Mr Brown.’ ‘Why so?’ he replied. ‘Because I would... read more

New edition of Dorset: The Isle of Purbeck by Rena Gardiner

Our new edition of Rena Gardiner’s celebrated illustrated portrait of the Isle of Purbeck will be published in the spring of 2016. The artist and printmaker Rena Gardiner’s four books about Dorset are now regarded as some of the most unusual books about... read more

Perceptive review for ‘The Starlight Years’

The latest issue of Perspective contains a lengthy and perceptive review by James Stevens Curl, of which the following is an extract: ‘This extraordinary book contains samples of the paintings, drawings, and writings of Edward Fell Scott-Snell (1912-88) and... read more