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To drop all formal parleying—And then you’re sure to catch it.

Peter Newell, from The hunting of the snark, by Lewis Carroll, New York, 1903.

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To drop all formal parleying—And then you’re sure to catch it.

Peter Newell, from The hunting of the snark, by Lewis Carroll, New York, 1903.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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In caverns by the water-side.

Peter Newell, from The hunting of the snark, by Lewis Carroll, New York, 1903.

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In caverns by the water-side.

Peter Newell, from The hunting of the snark, by Lewis Carroll, New York, 1903.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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So engrossed was the butcher, he heeded them not.

Peter Newell, from The hunting of the snark, by Lewis Carroll, New York, 1903.

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So engrossed was the butcher, he heeded them not.

Peter Newell, from The hunting of the snark, by Lewis Carroll, New York, 1903.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
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He could be seen […] erect and melancholy on his horse.

Georges Roux, from King of Camargue, by Jean Aicard,  Philadelphia, circa 1901. 

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

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He could be seen […] erect and melancholy on his horse.

Georges Roux, from King of Camargue, by Jean Aicard, Philadelphia, circa 1901.

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

(Source: archive.org)

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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You could say that a sharp, threatening flame shot from her eyes.

Georges Roux, from King of Camargue, by Jean Aicard,  Philadelphia, circa 1901. 

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You could say that a sharp, threatening flame shot from her eyes.

Georges Roux, from King of Camargue, by Jean Aicard, Philadelphia, circa 1901.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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She went to the farther end of the Allée des Alyscamps.

Georges Roux, from King of Camargue, by Jean Aicard,  Philadelphia, circa 1901. 

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She went to the farther end of the Allée des Alyscamps.

Georges Roux, from King of Camargue, by Jean Aicard, Philadelphia, circa 1901.

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Tuesday, September 9, 2014
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He wound his right arm around Livette’s waist.

Georges Roux, from King of Camargue, by Jean Aicard,  Philadelphia, circa 1901. 

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He wound his right arm around Livette’s waist.

Georges Roux, from King of Camargue, by Jean Aicard, Philadelphia, circa 1901.

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Monday, September 8, 2014
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He saw naught but the woman, young, fair, unclothed.

Georges Roux, from King of Camargue, by Jean Aicard,  Philadelphia, circa 1901. 

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He saw naught but the woman, young, fair, unclothed.

Georges Roux, from King of Camargue, by Jean Aicard, Philadelphia, circa 1901.

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Monday, September 8, 2014