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First of all let me say I LOVE your site.  I can't believe something like this exists.. all the great illustrators from the Golden Age in one place.. a beautiful gallery.. let me tell you, you are giving so much to aspiring illustrators like me.  Thank you so much for sharing your amazing collection!
-Margaret

Maxfield Parrish - Arabian Nights 1909 E-mail
Written by Minh Lai   
Saturday, 14 April 2007 02:29

Maxfield Parrish - Arabian Nights 1909 Arabian Nights, illustrated by Maxfield Parrish, one of America's most loved illustrator. First published in 1909 by Scribners & Sons. This is Parrish's most popular book, still in print today. It is not his best work and the quality of reproduction have lots of be desired. It is far behind the quality

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Willy Pogany - Tanglewood Tales 1909 E-mail
Written by Minh Lai   
Sunday, 16 September 2007 06:51
Willy Pogany - Tanglewood Tales 1909Here is another book illustrated by Willy Pogany, one of my favorite Golden Age illustrator. Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne, first published in 1909 by T. Fisher Unwin, with many lovely colors and B/W illustrations. Pogany shines in his B/W illustrations, that I prefer  over his later watercolors, and here is some prime examples of why he's figured among one of the best Golden Age Illustrators. Enjoy.
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Arthur Rackham - The Pied Piper of Hamelin 1934 E-mail
Written by Minh Lai   
Tuesday, 24 April 2007 07:37

Arthur Rackham - Pied Piper Hamelin The Pied Piper of Hamelin is the latest Arthur Rackham's book illustrations addition to our gallery. This is one of his later work, first published in 1934 by George Harrap 1934, with 4 color plates. Enjoy.

 

 

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Edmund Dulac - Stealers of Light 1916 E-mail
Written by Minh Lai   
Wednesday, 31 October 2007 10:00

Edmund Dulac - Stealers of LightHere is the latest addition to our gallery. The Stealers of Light, illustrated by the famed Edmund Dulac. First published by Hodder Stoughton 1916. It's one of the rare time that a Dulac's work is not profusely illustrated, especially during the height of his career. The illustrations are still amazing 

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Mabel Lucie Attwell - Grimm Fairy Tales 1912 E-mail
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Tuesday, 11 September 2007 10:57

Mabel Lucie Attwell - Grimm Fairy Tales 1912 Mabel Lucie Attwell's is one of the most well-known and loved woman illustrators of the Golden Age. It's easy to see why, her illustrations lacks details some some overly "sweet". But her chubby, winsome figures, simple palette, catchy composition is pleasing to the eyes won over the hearts of many children a hundred years ago and still do today. Many of her books are still in print print to this date. Here is one of her early work: Grimm's Fairy Tales. Published by Raphael Tuck, circa 1912. Enjoy. 

 
Charles Buckles Falls - The Goldenrod Fairy Book 1903 E-mail
Written by Minh Lai   
Thursday, 07 June 2007 12:32

Charles Buckles Falls - Goldenrod Fairy TalesI was quite busy the last few months and did not have time to add anything new to my site. Here is another beautiful Fairy Tales book, illustrated by a lesser known illustrator, Charles Buckles Fall. The Golderod Fairy Book was first published by Dodd & Mead, NY 1903. It's clear from the illustrations that it's one his earliest works. Poor colors balance, weak

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Harry Clarke - Edgar A. Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1919 Reloaded E-mail
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Tuesday, 29 May 2007 04:38

Harry Clarke - Edgar A. Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1919I spent my Memorial holiday re-scanning a few of my favorite books and I'd like to present the most beautiful illustrated rendition of Edgar Allan Poe's classic "Tales of Mystery and Imagination" by the Irish artist, Harry Clarke.

Harry Clarke the younger was exposed to art (and in particular Art Nouveau) at an early age. He went to school in Belvedere College in Dublin. By his late teens, he was studying stained glass at the Dublin Art School. While there his The Consecration of St. Mel, Bishop of Longford, by St. Patrick won the gold medal for stained glass work in the 1910 Board of Education National Competition.

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George Barbier - The Romance of Perfume 1928 E-mail
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Monday, 21 May 2007 06:54
George Barbier - The Romance of Perfume  1928I'm pleased to present the works of one of the greatest Art Deco artist, George Barbier. A French illustrator in his book "The Romance of Perfume", first published in 1928 by Richard Hutnut, New York and contains 8 amazing pochoir illustrations. George Barbier is well known
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