edward bawden 1903 - 1989

Edward Bawden in his Essex gardens

Edward Bawden in his studio painted by Eric Ravilious

scarce original 1937 Contemporary Lithograph of Braintree Cattle Market,
signed by Edward Bawden,


scarce Ealing Films original lithographic poster by Edward Bawden,
for The Titfield Thunderbolt, (framed)


available for sale (very limited number) £380 per sheet.

the sheet sizes are given and these are as originally printed

(lithographs after the original linocut):

original Edward Bawden wallpaper Sahara  

sahara 1928 (21" x 27.75")

waves & fishes (lagoon)1929 (30" x 21.75" / 76cms. x 55cms.) ( a smaller cut down sheet is available at £200 c.56cms. x 41cms. )


Edward Bawden wallpaper

napkins and fruit 1926 (23.5" x 29.5")


edward bawden original wallpaper edward bawden wallpaper

node 1933 (33.75" 21.5")

riviera 1929 ( 34.25" 21.5")


available in rolls 10m,
printed width 52cm. pattern repeat 53cms. ( straight match)
£96 per roll

tea plate in 'Heartsease' pattern produced for Orient Shipping Line c.1952 p.o.a.


Edward Bawden Campions and columbine linocut

Campions and Columbine linocut, 1947,
signed and numbered from edition of 500,


scarce London & North Eastern Railway illustrated booklet
(withdrawn Library labels and couple of neat stamps),
c.60pp. many illus. and titles by Bawden


Edward Bawden Good Food on the AGA first edition and two modern reprints available at £12.99

1930s classics

(other cookery titles with Bawden illustration available on our book page)


Edward Bawden rare book

rare first edition booklet printed for LNER, 1931,
illustrated and decorated titles by Bawden throughout,
pp.64, original paper wrappers, (some unobtrusive library stamps)

scarce 1st ed. 1946 with original lithographs by Edward Bawden,
in original dustjacket


Bawden trained as an illustrator, book designer

and mural painter at the Design School of the

Royal College of Art from 1922-5 under the tutelage

of Paul Nash. He was a close friend of Eric Ravilious.

Throughout the 1930's he practised as an illustrator,

poster designer and textile and wallpaper designer as

well as teaching at the RCA. In 1933 he was given his

first one-man exhibition at Zwemmers Gallery. Bawden

produced some fine paintings and drawings whilst

serving as an Official WarArtist during WWll in Belgium,

France and the Middle East. Like Ravilious, he was

commissioned to produce several ceramic designs for



Edward Bawden by Caroline Bacon and James McGregor

hardback 176pp fully illustrated in colour and b&w

excellent companion to the Malcolm Yorke book

£75 ( out of print )

 Edward Bawden and His Circle by Malcolm Yorke

264pp fully illustrated in colour and b&w


Bawdens London

Edward Bawden's London by Peyton Skipwith and Brian Webb
hb. 160pp fully ilustrated in colour

Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens by Peyton Skipwith
hb. 128pp fully illustrated in colour

Edward Bawden - a working life
hb. produced in association with Fry Art Gallery



Edward Bawden Scrapbooks , 208pp fully illustrated £35

Dear Edward - letters between Edward Bawden & Peyton Skipwith,
limited ed. of 300

Bawden dustjackets
176pp fully illus. hb.

LIMITED EDITION PUBLICATION autumn 2016 ( 850 copies)

The Lost Watercolours of Edward Bawden by James Russell

limited edition of 850 copies,
192 fully illustrated pp. in slipcase


and a selection of blank greetings cards

Edward Bawden greetings card

Horseguards £2

blank greetings card showing the extraordianary 5 panel murals for St George's Hospital c.1970 - £3 ( with some of proceeds towards St George's charity )



Marvellous tv documentary with Edward Bawden interviewed at home -click to view



Richard Bawden linocut print

Tea for Two signed limited edition linocut by Richard Bawden sold


Richard Bawden linocut cat

Blue Cat signed limited edition linocut, by Richard Bawden

Richard Bawden limited edition linocut cat Richard Bawden original linocut cat

'Sasha' signed artists proof by Richard Bawden sold

'Sasha on skateboard' signed artists proof by Richard Bawden sold


Richard Bawden colour aquatint

'Henry and Friends' (edition of 85) colour aquatint, signed and numbered,by Richard Bawden £280


Richard Bawden etching of cat

'Kitty' signed limited edition etching (edition of 85) by Richard Bawden £280 (image size c.58cms. x 40cms.)


Richard Bawden aquatint Richard Bawden etching of cat original

'Two black roses' signed limited edition aquatint ( edition of 85 ) by Richard Bawden £320

(image size c. 50cms. x 40cms.)

'In Pursuit' signed limited edition (numbered edition of 80) by Richard Bawden £240

(image size c.46cms. x 29cms.)


Richard Bawden etching and linocut

'Staircase to the Library' signed limited edition etching and linocut (edition of 85) by Richard Bawden sold


Richard Bawden: His Life and Work,
text by Malcolm Yorke

200pp, 150 illlustrations,
limited edition of 350



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some interesting background to Bawden's linocut techniques, particular reference to Brighton Pier

(During the years 1981 to 1989, Edward Bawden donated the contents of his studio (over 3000 items) to Cecil Higgins Art Gallery,

now renamed Higgins Bedford gallery) NEW EXHIBITION - EDWARD BAWDEN: architectural elements