Introducing a beautiful new range of notebooks adorned with stunning illustrations and photographs from our rich archives. All exquisitely finished and cloth bound with woodfree paper, large pocket at the back and elastic closure.These iconic images were originally commissioned for Batsford book jackets in the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Brian Cook’s heightened use of colour encapsulates classic scenes of glorious countryside of old England and his work has become highly collectable.The Villages of England by A.K. Wickham was first published by B.T. Batsford in 1932. The dust jacket illustration of the village of Kersey in Suffolk by Brian Cook was part of the innovative English Life series published by Batsford throughout the 1930s, 40s and 50s.Perfect for lovers of vintage book jackets!