|Dimensions||255 × 200 × 15 mm|
Hardback. (Beverston Press, 2008). Oliver Preston’s last book, the successful ‘Shall we Join the Men?’, was a collection of his burlesque cartoons on field sports, published in The Field Magazine. Preston has now turned his wry observations towards winter sports. HITTING THE SLOPES features 96 pages of colour and black and white cartoons. Meribel, Val D’Isere, Gstaad, Courchevel, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Deer Valley, Aspen, Verbier all feature in the lavish colour cartoons. Whether you are a beginner, piste perfectionist, or mountain restaurant gourmet you will delight in these drawings that depict the endearing lunacy of skiers and resort life. Up the mountain, down the piste, and a lavish helping of apres-ski : the stylish cartoons give everyone a chance to laugh at themselves and this popular sport. Â£20.00 + p&p
A pack of eight A6 notelet cards with diamond flap C6 envelopes, featuring two colour Skiing images (4 of each) – “What a coinsidence. I’m looking at your file as we speak” and “Shall we do it again?” and small colour vignettes on the back. Perfect stocking fillers, and ideal for invitations, thank you letters, or just correspondence for sporty types!
“OFF PISTE” is the latest collection of Oliver Preston’s latest cartoons satirising the exclusive Swiss ski resort of Gstaad which lives up to its reputation as one of the top ski resorts in the world, and a playground for the international jet set. This collection of cartoons is a fascinating insight into Gstaad life, with cartoons that will make you laugh out loud.
“The Gstaad valley’s most irreverent eye”
“For us old timers in Gstaad, Oliver Preston’s humour really captures the essence of the village.”