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Thomas MacKenzie – Lancelot The Adventures of King Arthur’s Most Celebrated Knight 1921

Thomas Mackenzie (1887 – 1944) was born in Bradford, England. He was an artist producing illustrations for books and watercolours during the early 20th Century. His earliest commissioned works were for Ali Baba and Aladdin and illustrations for James Stephens’s “The Crock of Gold” , Arthur Ransome’s “Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp in Rhyme”, Christine Chaundler’s Arthur and His Knights and …

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Anne Anderson – The Rosie-Posie Book 1911

Anne Anderson was a Scottish artist born in 1874, then spent her childhood days in Argentina. In addition to her illustrations, she was also an etcher, watercolor painter and designer of greeting cards. She was a prolific illustrator of many children’s and fairy tales books. Presenting one of Anderson’s early book, the Rosie-Posie Book, first published in 1911 by Thomas Nelson & …

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Mabel Lucie Attwell – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland 1910

Mabel Lucie Attwell (4 June 1879 – 5 November 1964) was a British illustrator. She was known for her cute, nostalgic drawings of children, based on her daughter, Peggy. Her drawings are featured on many postcards, advertisements, posters, books and figurines. Mabel Lucie Attwell is one of the most well-known and loved woman illustrators of the Golden Age. It’s easy …

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Jessie M. King – The Mummy’s Bedtime Story Book 1929

Jessie Marion King (March 20, 1875 – August 3, 1949) was a Scottish illustrator mostly of children’s books. She also designed jewellery and fabric, and painted pottery. Jessie M. King was made Tutor in Book Decoration and Design at Glasgow School of Art in 1899. Her first published designs, and some people believe her finest, were for the covers of …

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Jessie M. King – The Defence of Guenevere and Other Poems 1904

Jessie Marion King (March 20, 1875 – August 3, 1949) was a Scottish illustrator mostly of children’s books. She also designed jewellery and fabric, and painted pottery. King was made Tutor in Book Decoration and Design at Glasgow School of Art in 1899. Her first published designs, and some people believe her finest, were for the covers of books published …

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Arthur Rackham – Rip Van Winkle 1905

Arthur Rackham (1867 – 1939) was an English book illustrator. Arthur Rackham is widely regarded as one of the leading illustrators from the ‘Golden Age’ of British book illustration which encompassed the years from 1900 until the start of the First World War. During that period, there was a strong market for high quality illustrated books which typically were given …

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Warwick Goble – The Water Babies 1909

Warwick Goble (1862 – 1943) was an illustrator of children’s books. He specialized in Japanese and Indian themes. In 1909, he became resident gift book illustrator for MacMillan and produced illustrations for The Water Babies, Green Willow, and Other Japanese Fairy Tales, The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Stories from the Pentamerone, Folk Tales of Bengal, The Fairy Book, …

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Warwick Goble – The Modern Reader’s Chaucer 1912

Warwick Goble (1862 – 1943) was an illustrator of children’s books. He specialized in Japanese and Indian themes. In 1909, he became resident gift book illustrator for MacMillan and produced illustrations for The Water Babies, Green Willow, and Other Japanese Fairy Tales, The Complete Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Stories from the Pentamerone, Folk Tales of Bengal, The Fairy Book, …

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Florence Harrison- Poems by Christina Rossetti 1910

Emma Florence Harrison (1877–1955) was an English Art Nouveau and Pre-Raphaelite illustrator of poetry and children’s books. Many of her books were published by Blackie and Sons. She illustrated many books by the poet Christina Rossetti from 1910-1920 and has been reprinted many times thanks to the marvelous illustrations. Presenting the illustrations from the First edition of Poems by Christina Rossetti. …

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Florence Harrison- Elfin Song 1912

Emma Florence Harrison (1877–1955) was an English Art Nouveau and Pre-Raphaelite illustrator of poetry and children’s books. Many of her books were published by Blackie and Sons. She illustrated many books by the poet Christina Rossetti from 1910-1920 and has been reprinted many times thanks to the marvelous illustrations.   Presenting the illustrations from the First edition of Elfin Song. Published …

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