Britain in Pictures: English Popular & Traditional Art

Britain in Pictures: English Popular & Traditional Art is a hardback with a dust jacket. There is some hinging at the front pastedown and three closed tears in dust jacket, which is however extant and clean around this very good copy.

8 colour plates and 30 black and white illustrations.

Bookseller’s sticker from Preece & Mackenzie of Bulawayo, South Rhodesia.



Enid Marx, Margaret Lambert


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Britain in Pictures: English Popular & Traditional Art

Part of the Britain in Pictures series, published mostly during the second world war. The series was edited by the then literary editor of the Spectator, Walter James Turner. The aim was to tell a social history of Britain.

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About Margaret Lambert

Historian Margaret Lambert gained a PhD in international relations at LSE in the 1930s and after the war spent much of her career as an editor-in-chief at the Foreign Office, specialising in contemporary German history. She shared a love of English popular art with her partner, Enid Marx.

About Enid Marx

Enid Crystal Dorothy Marx (20 October 1902 – 18 May 1998) was an English painter and designer, best known for her industrial textile designs for the London Transport Board and the Utility furniture Scheme. Marx was the first female engraver to be designated as a Royal Designer for Industry.

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Enid Marx, Margaret Lambert