Harrison Fisher's portraits of healthy, poised, active, and confident women set the standard of American beauty in the early 20th century — and he enjoyed a celebrity status that was unparalleled for an illustrator. This original publication compiles his very best black-and-white and color illu... read more
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.
Women Illustrators of the Golden Age by Mary Carolyn Waldrep Unique anthology presents scores of color and black-and-white artworks by 22 of the best women illustrators of the early 20th century, including Beatrix Potter, Kate Greenaway, and Jessie Willcox Smith.
Alice Illustrated: 120 Images from the Classic Tales of Lewis Carroll by Jeff A. Menges, Barry Moser, Mark Burstein This original compilation features color and black-and-white interpretations of Wonderland by dozens of artists, including Rackham, Robinson, and original illustrator Tenniel. A commentary by editor Jeff Menges discusses the artists and their work.
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.
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.
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).
Doré's Knights and Medieval Adventure by Gustave Doré, Jeff A. Menges This original collection assembles 86 of Doré's best depictions of knights and their adventures from Idylls of the King,Don Quixote, Orlando Furioso, Michaud's History of the Crusades, Rabelais, and other sources.
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.
An Edmund Dulac Treasury: 116 Color Illustrations by Edmund Dulac, Jeff A. Menges Brilliant color plates of Edmund Dulac's book illustrations date from 1908 to 1928 and include Shakespeare's The Tempest, The Arabian Nights, The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyam, and Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales.
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.
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.
Great Illustrations by N. C. Wyeth by N. C. Wyeth, Jeff A. Menges, Jeff A. Menges This full-color collection focuses on the artist's early and most popular illustrations, featuring more than 100 images from The Mysterious Stranger, Robin Hood, Robinson Crusoe, The Boy's King Arthur, and other classics.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Harrison Fisher's portraits of healthy, poised, active, and confident women set the standard of American beauty in the early 20th century — and he enjoyed a celebrity status that was unparalleled for an illustrator. This original publication compiles his very best black-and-white and color illustrations for Cosmopolitan, The Saturday Evening Post, books, and other publications.
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