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Limited to just 500 copies the Centenary Book of Sark is reproduced exactly as the original 100 years ago, is 18 x 13 inches in size and includes all 21 colour plates faithfully reproduced form the original plates, interleaved with 112 pages of letterpress text painstakingly laid out to match the original.

The companion volume "The Making of the Book of Sark" is written by Fiona Toplis the artist's great grandaughter on the man, his life and his work. It contains historical notes, a detailed description using his meticulous records of how and where he painted and a series of modern photographs of the views he painted, showing how little they have changed in 100 years.

The text is printed on a special making of Somerset Satin Antique paper, the prints on acid and chlorine free, fine calandered paper. 100 copies are bound in full english vellum, the remaining 400 in cloth, all are presented in a blind blocked, full cloth solander box containg the companion volume.