At the turn of the twentieth century, the demand for magazine and book illustrations was at an all-time high, offering women artists an unprecedented number of professional opportunities. This unique anthology features 120 color and black-and-white artworks by the Golden Age of Illustration's finest ... read more
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Rackham's Fairy Tale Illustrations by Arthur Rackham, Jeff A. Menges Fifty-five lovely plates, reproduced from rare, early editions, include scenes from Irish Fairy Tales, English Fairy Tales, Hansel and Gretel, Snowdrop and Other Tales, Little Brother & Little Sister, and more.
Dulac's Fairy Tale Illustrations in Full Color by Edmund Dulac, Jeff A. Menges These 55 masterworks by one of the most influential illustrators of children's books include exquisite images for "The Sleeping Beauty," "Cinderella," "The Snow Queen," "The Real Princess," and other beguiling tales.
A Kingdom Far and Clear (Limited Edition): The Complete Swan Lake Trilogy by Mark Helprin, Chris Van Allsburg For the first time, this hardcover volume collects all three of Helprin's "Swan Lake" novellas — Swan Lake, The Veil of Snows, and A City in Winter — along with Van Allsburg's 42 full-color illustrations. This signed, numbered edition, limited to 300 copies, includes a deluxe slipcase.
The Art & Illustration of Walter Crane by Walter Crane, Jeff A. Menges Original collection of more than 100 images surveys Crane's best paintings and the first illustrations for children's books. Includes scenes from fairy and folk tales and classics by Shakespeare, Hawthorne, and Spenser.
A Kingdom Far and Clear: The Complete Swan Lake Trilogy by Mark Helprin, Chris Van Allsburg For the first time, this hardcover volume collects all three of Helprin's "Swan Lake" novellas — Swan Lake, The Veil of Snows, and A City in Winter — along with Van Allsburg's 42 full-color illustrations from the original editions.
The Arabian Nights by Rene Bull This elegant hardcover edition presents a colorful selection of popular tales. Twenty full-color and nearly 100 black-and-white images from the original in a distinctive new page design makes this volume an immediate heirloom for confirmed bibliophiles.
The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, Edward J. Detmold, Maurice Detmold This grand hardcover facsimile of a rare 1908 edition portrays the stories' fantasy, magic, and myth in 16 full-color images, some in two-page spreads, reproduced from the original portfolios.
Worlds of Enchantment: The Art of Maxfield Parrish by Maxfield Parrish, Jeff A. Menges This original collection features Parrish's works from 1897 through the 1920s and includes art from The Arabian Nights and The Knave of Hearts, plus magazine and advertising imagery.
Willy Pogány Rediscovered by Willy Pogány, Jeff A. Menges More than 100 color and black-and-white Art Nouveau–style illustrations from fairy tales and adventure stories include scenes from Wagner's "Ring" cycle, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,Gulliver's Travels, and Faust.
An Edwardian Bestiary: 87 Color Plates by Maurice Detmold, Edward J. Detmold, Jeff A. Menges, Jeff A. Menges This full-color collection of the Detmold brothers ranges from their 1899 debut, Pictures from Birdland, to a 1925 edition of Arabian Nights. Other selections include curious creatures from Aesop's Fables and Fabre's Book of Insects.
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J. M. Barrie, Arthur Rackham Fifty full-color illustrations by a preeminent illustrator of children's literature enhance this stunning keepsake edition. The "prequel" to Neverland portrays a magical world in the heart of London.
Classic Children's Book Illustrations CD-ROM and Book by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Carefully selected from world famous childhood stories that date to the 19th century, 229 color and black-and-white drawings and paintings spotlight the glorious imaginations of Beatrix Potter, Randolph Caldecott, Kate Greenaway, and many others.
Goble's Fairy Tale Illustrations: 86 Full-Color Plates by Warwick Goble, Jeff A. Menges Eighty-six stunning images depict scenes from Japanese, Bengali, and Italian folklore as well as the works of Shakespeare and Tennyson, plus familiar characters such as Cinderella and Puss in Boots.
Poe Illustrated by Jeff A. Menges More than 100 compelling illustrations, in brilliant color and crisp black-and-white, include scenes from "The Raven," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Gold-Bug," and other stories and poems.
Goble's Fairy Paintings: 24 Art Cards by Warwick Goble Memorable images from the Golden Age of Illustration include scenes from Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales, The Water Babies, Folk Tales of Bengal, and other fantasy classics.
120 Great Fairy Paintings CD-ROM and Book by Jeff A. Menges Spritely revelers, gossamer-winged creatures, and fantastic goblins mingle with exquisitely rendered birds, flowers, and insects in this enchanting color collection by top Victorian-era artists.
Pirates, Patriots, and Princesses: The Art of Howard Pyle by Howard Pyle, Jeff A. Menges 65 plates of Pyle's rare, early-edition printings: action-packed drawings of dueling pirates and pistol-toting buccaneers, Revolutionary-era patriots, knights in armor rescuing fair maidens, and more.
The Women of Waterhouse: 24 Cards by John William Waterhouse, Jeff A. Menges From one of the finest and most popular of British Victorian-era painters: 24 dramatic portraits of wistful, long-haired maidens, among them The Lady of Shalott and The Soul of the Rose.
The Arthur Rackham Treasury: 86 Full-Color Illustrations by Arthur Rackham, Jeff A. Menges A stunning treasury of 86 full-page plates span the famed English artist's career, from Rip Van Winkle (1905) to masterworks such as Undine, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and Wind in the Willows (1939).
Art of Arthur Rackham: 24 Cards by Arthur Rackham, Jeff A. Menges Handsome reproductions from the Golden Age of book illustration include plates for The Romance of King Arthur, Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Aesop's Fables. Captions.
Victorian Fairy Paintings: 24 Cards by Jeff A. Menges Enchanting scenes filled with sprites, fairies, spirits, and other magical creatures as painted by such masters of the genre as Richard Doyle, Arthur Rackham, and John Everett Millais.
Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream by Arthur Rackham, William Shakespeare Shakespeare's romantic comedy takes on vivid life with these brilliant images by one of the 20th century's leading illustrators. Includes the complete play, along with 40 full-color and numerous black-and-white illustrations.
At the turn of the twentieth century, the demand for magazine and book illustrations was at an all-time high, offering women artists an unprecedented number of professional opportunities. This unique anthology features 120 color and black-and-white artworks by the Golden Age of Illustration's finest female illustrators, including Beatrix Potter, Kate Greenaway, and Jessie Willcox Smith. A career in illustration represented an ideal opportunity for women in post-Victorian society. Every well-bred girl was schooled in the arts of sketching and drawing, and by working at home, a woman's modesty could remain uncompromised. Successful competition in a world dominated by male artists, however, called for determination as well as talent. This compilation celebrates the accomplishments of twenty-two female illustrators, including Elenore Abbott, Mabel Lucie Attwell, Elizabeth Shippen Green, Ruth Mary Hallock, Jessie Marion King, Dorothy Lathrop, Ida Rentoul Outhwaite, Margaret Winifred Tarrant, and others.
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