Peter Peryer is a leading contemporary photographers and a great innovator, constantly refining and expanding his photographic practice. As author Peter Simpson writes, ‘Peryer has over the past three decades and more constructed a world – call it Peryerland – which has its own distinctive typography, climate and features. Only the best photographers are capable of such a feat’. Peter Peryer: Photographer includes 80 plates and 50 illustrations, the largest body of Peryer’s work ever assembled, personally selected by the photographer. Complementing these are an engaging, wide-ranging introduction to the work by Peter Simpson and an autobiographical essay by Peryer himself, discussing his life up to the time he got his first camera in the early 1970s. While interested in doubles, pattern and repetition, problems of scale, the surreal and the grotesque, Peryer’s work most often focuses on the ‘thingness’ of his subjects and objects. Rich in lovingly examined bits and pieces, and prompting a viewer always to think harder about their significance, this book is a quirky and intimate guide to Peryerland.