Redding S. Sugg, Jr., ed.

The Horn Island Logs of Walter Inglis Anderson

Redding S. Sugg, Jr., fwd.

University Press of Mississippi (Jackson)
Hardback (1985), 240 pp.
ISBN 0-87805-168-6


Heralded today as a major American watercolorist, Mississippi artist Walter Inglis Anderson made periodic sojourns to an undisturbed barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico where he observed and experienced the mysteries of nature.

In this volume Anderson's visionary drawings and watercolors of the plants and wildlife enhance his narrative of his solitary time on Horn Island. Form his reflections made over a period of twenty years, one discovers the secrets of a fragile and changing ecology and marvels at Anderson's exotic vision.

Available again after great demand, The Horn Island Logs of Walter Inglis Anderson, is an entirely new edition (40 color plates and several drawings) with many pictures published for the first time. This attractive book, combining artwork and the artist's own words, reveals the art and the mind of a unique artist alone and lost in the world of nature.

(adapted from book jacket)