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Edmund Dulac – Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales 1911

Edmund Dulac (born Edmond Dulac; October 22, 1882 – May 25, 1953) was a French-born, British naturalised magazine illustrator, book illustrator and stamp designer. Edmund was a prolific illustrator and designer. His works include Stories from The Arabian Nights (1907) with 50 colour images; an edition of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest (1908) with 40 colour illustrations; The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam …

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Reginal & Horace Knowles – Legends from Fairyland 1907

April Fools was fun, I played a few tricks on my friends and got my butt kicked, mainly because April Fools doesn’t exist in Asian culture and my friends are slow to adapt. But they promised some sweet revenge next year. Now back to the regular updates, introducing another new book to our gallery, Legends from Fairyland, illustrated by the …

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W. Heath Robinson – Andersen’s Fairy Tales 1913

Since we’re on the Andersen’s Fairy Tales subject, I’d like to present another great illustrator of the Golden Age. William Heath Robinson and his Andersen’s Fairy Tales, fist published by Constable in 1913. Many of you are already familiar with his whimsical and humorous illustrations, if you are not, it’s time to get familiar, his “inventions” illustrations are truly remarkable. W.H …

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Eleanor Vere Boyle (E.V.B) – Hans Christian Andersen’s Fairy Tales 1872

Eleanor Vere Gordon Boyle (1 May 1825 – 29 July 1916) was an English artist and author of the Victorian era. She has been considered the most important female illustrator of the 1860s. Another important milestone reached, 3000+ images all scanned by hand and we are by far the largest archive of Golden Age illustrations on the Internet.  I’m pleased to …

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Seymour Eaton – More About Teddy B. And Teddy G. The Roosevelt Bears 1907

It is a great pleasure for me to present the most popular “Teddy Bears” book of the early 19th century, The Roosevelt Bears aka the “Teddy Bears books” by Eaton Seymour. This book has certainly contribute to popularized the keyword “Teddy Bears” that we all came to know today. More About Teddy B. And Teddy G. The Roosevelt Bears is …

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Jessie M. King – The High History of the Holy Graal 1903

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. The High History of the Holy Graal is perhaps Jessie Marion King’s most beautiful illustrated book among the dozen of books she has illustrated. She did the illustrations of many books, covers for …

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Newell Convers (N.C.) Wyeth – Robin Hood 1917

Newell Convers Wyeth (October 22, 1882 – October 19, 1945), known as N. C. Wyeth, was an American artist and illustrator. He was the pupil of artist Howard Pyle and became one of America’s greatest illustrators. Here is another well known children’s book, The Adventures of Robin Hood. Illustrated by one of the most celebrated American illustrator N.C. Wyeth. First published …

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Dugald Walker – Rainbow Gold 1922

Happy New Year to me  ! Again ! One more day to the Chinese Lunar New Year of the Rat. I wish you all a wonderful and very prosperous New Year ! Now back to work, I’m presenting the works of a new illustrator, Dugald Walker in the book Rainbow Gold: Poems Old and New Selected for Boys and Girls. …

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Harry Clarke – Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1923

Harry Clarke (March 17, 1889 – January 6, 1931) was an Irish stained-glass artist and book illustrator. Born in Dublin, he was a leading figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement. I’m please to re-introduce Harry Clarke, one of the most talented Golden Age illustrator in a new edition of Edgar Alan Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination. The …

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Fine prints are now available !

I’m very excited to announce that for the first time, some prints in my gallery are now available for purchase. Why selling prints now ? Because many of you have been asking for prints over the past 3 years and the raising cost of maintaining and adding more contents to this site. My original goal was to create a non-commercial …

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