Tuesday, November 10, 2009

The Indian Story Book

One of Frank C.Pape's illustrations for 'The Indian Story Book'. retold by Richard Wilson. Published by Macmillan and Co Linited in 1914.

Monday, November 9, 2009

The Murder of Comyn

One of Morris Meredith Williams's characterful drawings for "The Story of King Robert the Bruce"  by R. L.Mackie. Published by George G. Harrap and Company, 1913. Meredith Williams (b. 1881) was the drawing master at Fettes College.Other books illustated by him include:
       The Boy's Froissart, The Scottish Fairy Book, The Italian Fairy Book,  Stories of the Scottish Border, The Story of the Crusades, and  Leif and Thorkel.

Old British Legends

A luminous illustration by Harry G. Theaker (1873-1954) for " Children's Stories from Old British Legends" by M. Dorothy Belgrave and Hilda Hart;. publshed (circa 1910) by Raphael Tuck and Sons Ltd.