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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, and The Book of Fairy Poetry.

During World War I, he was employed in the drawing office of Woolrich Arsenal, and volunteered for service with the Red Cross in France. He worked occasionally for New York MacMillan, and produced editions of Treasure Island and Kidnapped. Warwick Goble gradually gave up illustration to pursue sculling, cycling, and travelling. He died in his Surrey home in 1943

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Warwick Goble Biography

Warwick Goble - English Illustrator, 1862-1943. Warwick Goble was bom in London in 1862. Goble was educated at the City of London School and studied art at the Westminster School of Art. For several years...

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Warwick Goble – Illustrations for 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,...

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