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Godfrey Worsdale, Gavin Delahunty & Andrew Wilson. Middlesborough. mima Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art. 2008. Cloth-backed boards. 111 pages. Printed on a mixture of grey wove and white gloss paper stock. 55 full-page colour plates and several b&w text illustrations. 240 x 180mm (9½ x 7"). 0.45kg. 0860830764. English. Near fine.Over the years Jeffrey Sherwin has built up a large collection of artworks and objects relating to the concept of British Surrealism. It is one of the most comprehensive collections to date. This book, to accompany an exhibition, gives a list of the collections' works and illustrates many, including pieces by John Banting, Eileen Agar, John Piper, Cecil Collins, Ceri Richards, Merlyn Evans, Conroy Maddox, Edith Rimmington, Emmy Bridgwater, Ithell Colquhoun, Eduardo Paolozzi, Nigel Henderson, FE McWilliam, Henry Moore, Grace Pailthorpe, Humphrey Jennings, Maurice Lambert, John Tunnard, Roger Hilton, Kenneth Armitage, Scottie Wilson, Patrick Heron, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, Lawrence Atkinson, Julian Trevelyan, Roland Penrose and SW Hayter. The book concludes with an essay 'Surrealism yesterday, today and tomorrow'.