At the beginning of the twentieth century, there was a rage for colorfully illustrated books—especially fairy tales and fantasy adventures. Modern printing and inks made possible what is known as the Golden Age of Illustration. English artist Warwick Goble (1862–1943), an expert in watercolor techniques, was among the era's premier illustrators.
The international array of illustrations begins with Charles Kingsley's The Water-Babies, followed by pictures from Grace James's Green Willow and Other Japanese Fairy Tales, as well as Lal Behari Dey's Folk-Tales of Bengal and the magnificent Italian Stories from the Pentamerone. Images inspired by The Fairy Book; The Best Popular Fairy Stories Selected and Rendered Anew include such familiar characters as Little Red-Riding-Hood, Cinderella, Tom Thumb, and Puss in Boots.
The collection concludes with imaginative depictions from The Book of Fairy Poetry, including scenes from Shakespeare's fairy classics, The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's Dream, along with works by Milton, Tennyson, and other poets.
Readers of all ages will cherish this unique book and its splendid combination of art and literature.
More information on the publisher's website here.
Please note that if you buy books which are pre-orders and in stock together, your order will not be shipped until all the items are released. If you want to get the items in stock sooner, the best way is to make two orders!
THANK YOU :)