Books of Eric Ennion's work published since 1981
Eric Ennion artwork © The Estate of E A R Ennion
Other books which reproduce examples of Eric Ennion's work
Flights of Imagination – An Illustrated Anthology of Bird Poetry, compiledby Mike Mockler. Blandford Press, 1982
1 work by Eric Ennion: a very late picture of Ringed Plovers.
Eric Ennion: A Personal View by Bob Walthew. The Bury Press, 1983
The Owl in Art, Myth, and Legend
compiled by Krystyna Weinstein.
Universal Books, 1985
Twentieth Century Wildlife Artists
by Nicholas Hammond.
Croom Helm, 1986
– An RSPB Guide, by John Busby. RSPB, 1986
1 work by Eric Ennion: Cock Greenfinch – also in Birds and Seasons (page 126).
– Artists in Southwold, by Ian Collins. Black Dog Books, 2005
by Mark Cocker and Richard Mabey. Chatto & Windus, 2005
One Man’s Birds
The Wildlife Art Gallery, 2004
280 x 240 mm. 144 pages, 496 illustrations in colour. The dust jacket has 3 additional watercolour studies and 1 repeated from the book.
The text is taken from magazine articles (some previously unpublished) and The British Bird.
A Life of Birds
The Wildlife Art Gallery, 2003
280 x 210 mm. 80 pages, 83 illustrations in colour. Decorative endpapers reproduced from a layout drawing, printed in grey.
The text is taken from The Countryman’s Log and focuses on Eric Ennion's time at Monks' House and Shalbourne in the 1950's and early 1960's.
Reproduces the 83 paintings commissioned by Shell in the 1960’s: 81 square-format pictures illustrating individual species and the covers for two Shell Nature Records.
To see sample pages from A Life of Birds on The Wildlife Art Gallery website, click on the cover.
Birds and Seasons
Arlequin Press, 1994
265 x 305 mm. 152 pages, 74 paintings and other artwork reproduced in colour (36 of them full-page), 94 line drawings, 4 pencil drawings and a black-and-white photograph of Eric Ennion. Text from Eric Ennion's magazine articles and books.
The edition was limited to 55 copies leather-bound, each with an original pen and ink drawing from the unpublished Field Study Book Flight in Bird and Plane, and 945 copies cloth-bound.
To read Bob Walthew's illustrated memoir about how Birds and Seasons came to be published, click on the cover.
The Living Birds of Eric Ennion
Victor Gollancz, 1982
280 x 195 mm. 128 pages. Illustrated throughout in colour and black-and-white. Bibliography compiled by Robert Gillmor.
The Waxwings on the dust jacket were painted for the back cover of Bird Study in a Garden.