Both of James Gurney's books are only £10 or so on Amazon, which is a complete steal. Even just as a showcase of James Gurney's art they are easily worth that price. Obviously I really highly recommend them :)
Hi! Welcome! I'm newer here too. I tell you... this has got to be the nicest forum I've ever been apart of! People here are so helpful and everyone is very nice with their comments regarding your work! You'll love it here!