Hardcover: 120 pages
Publisher: Robert Hale (January 1, 2015)
Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 0.8 x 9.9 inches
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I had seen an article with photos in Live Steam Magazine on Cherry Hill's models and found more about her work on the Internet. When offered this book months ago I bought it even though it took more than half a year to get. It was more than worth the wait. It is a wonderful book with outstanding photos and text. It gives insight to a level of craftsmanship that really becomes a form of art. My thanks and congratulations to Mr. Carpenter and of course to Cherry Hill.
For those who love the presentation of exquisite models, this is your book.I have seen some of Cherry's work in Model Engineer Magazine , but David Carpenter hasdone the model fraternity a tremendous service by recording the work of Cherry Hill in detailed descriptions and up close photographs.These unusual models are all one of a kind and show the life work of this famous British builder.Not only is this a collectable book that exhibits the highest level of craftsmanship , but the beautiful colored pagesemphasize the achievements of Cherry and her work.Love the book !
Very well written with excellent photographs
Pictures of Ms. Hill's virtuoso work have been few & far between. This collection is finally available, and it does not disappoint.
A fascinating story of an incredible lady that built many very detailed model steam engines.
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