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Richard Doyle, frontispiece from The king of the Golden river, by  John Ruskin, Boston, 1885.

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Richard Doyle, frontispiece from The king of the Golden river, by John Ruskin, Boston, 1885.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
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Edmond Morin, frontispiece from Le bibliophile amoureux (The bibliophile in love), by  Alexis Martin, Paris, 1866.

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Edmond Morin, frontispiece from Le bibliophile amoureux (The bibliophile in love), by Alexis Martin, Paris, 1866.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2014

oldbookillustrations will be slowing down for a couple of weeks.

Sunday August 10 2014 — 12 notes
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Please, suh, Brer Fox, let me off dis time!

A. B. Frost, from Uncle Remus and his friends, by Joel Chandler  Harris, Boston, 1892.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

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Please, suh, Brer Fox, let me off dis time!

A. B. Frost, from Uncle Remus and his friends, by Joel Chandler Harris, Boston, 1892.

A zip file containing the six illustrations of the latest series can be downloaded at this link.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, August 10, 2014
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Brer Lion walk up ter de spring en look in. Sho’ nuff, dar was a big creetur lookin’ back at ‘im.

A. B. Frost, from Uncle Remus and his friends, by Joel Chandler  Harris, Boston, 1892.

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Brer Lion walk up ter de spring en look in. Sho’ nuff, dar was a big creetur lookin’ back at ‘im.

A. B. Frost, from Uncle Remus and his friends, by Joel Chandler Harris, Boston, 1892.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, August 10, 2014
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Brer Rabbit look like he feel sorry kaze Brer Fox sech a numbskull.

A. B. Frost, from Uncle Remus and his friends, by Joel Chandler  Harris, Boston, 1892.

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Brer Rabbit look like he feel sorry kaze Brer Fox sech a numbskull.

A. B. Frost, from Uncle Remus and his friends, by Joel Chandler Harris, Boston, 1892.

(Source: archive.org)

Sunday, August 10, 2014
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He horns done ‘gun ter grow, en hoofs come out on his han’s en foots, en de cloze drap off… 

A. B. Frost, from Uncle Remus and his friends, by Joel Chandler  Harris, Boston, 1892.

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He horns done ‘gun ter grow, en hoofs come out on his han’s en foots, en de cloze drap off…

A. B. Frost, from Uncle Remus and his friends, by Joel Chandler Harris, Boston, 1892.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, August 9, 2014
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Den ole Brer Rabbit sot de jug down in de road en let um lick de stopper a time er two.

A. B. Frost, from Uncle Remus and his friends, by Joel Chandler  Harris, Boston, 1892.

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Den ole Brer Rabbit sot de jug down in de road en let um lick de stopper a time er two.

A. B. Frost, from Uncle Remus and his friends, by Joel Chandler Harris, Boston, 1892.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, August 9, 2014