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And Guinivere stood by the castle walls to watch him pass. 

Henry Sandham, frontispiece from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by  Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

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And Guinivere stood by the castle walls to watch him pass.

Henry Sandham, frontispiece from The idylls of the king (in shorthand), by Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Montreal, 1889.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, April 11, 2014
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Shark-fishing.

Frontispiece from Half hours in the deep, London, 1875.

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Shark-fishing.

Frontispiece from Half hours in the deep, London, 1875.

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Thursday, March 27, 2014
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It is an ancient mariner.

Herbert Cole, frontispiece from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Boston, 1900.

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It is an ancient mariner.

Herbert Cole, frontispiece from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Boston, 1900.

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Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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Hold on for dear life!

 Frank T. Merrill, frontispiece from A Pair of Madcaps, by John Townsend Trowbridge, Boston, 1909.

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Hold on for dear life!

Frank T. Merrill, frontispiece from A Pair of Madcaps, by John Townsend Trowbridge, Boston, 1909.

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Friday, January 10, 2014
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The spectre of the Brocken.

Karl Girardet, frontispiece from Mountains and mountain-climbing, by  W. H. Davenport Adams,  London, 1883.

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The spectre of the Brocken.

Karl Girardet, frontispiece from Mountains and mountain-climbing, by W. H. Davenport Adams, London, 1883.

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Monday, December 16, 2013
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Frontispiece for Marthe (a novel by Joris-Karl Huysmans).

Jean-Louis Forain, from Jean-Louis Forain aquafortiste (Jean-louis Forain as etcher) vol. 1, by  Marcel Guérin, Paris, 1912.

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Frontispiece for Marthe (a novel by Joris-Karl Huysmans).

Jean-Louis Forain, from Jean-Louis Forain aquafortiste (Jean-louis Forain as etcher) vol. 1, by Marcel Guérin, Paris, 1912.

(Source: archive.org)

Saturday, November 23, 2013
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Rejected frontispiece for Marthe (a novel by Joris-Karl Huysmans).

Jean-louis Forain, from Jean-Louis Forain aquafortiste (Jean-louis Forain as etcher) vol. 1, by  Marcel Guérin, Paris, 1912.

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Rejected frontispiece for Marthe (a novel by Joris-Karl Huysmans).

Jean-louis Forain, from Jean-Louis Forain aquafortiste (Jean-louis Forain as etcher) vol. 1, by Marcel Guérin, Paris, 1912.

(Source: archive.org)

Friday, November 22, 2013
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There was no danger, nor trouble of any kind.

Arthur Rackham, frontispiece from A wonder book, by  Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, not dated.

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There was no danger, nor trouble of any kind.

Arthur Rackham, frontispiece from A wonder book, by Nathaniel Hawthorne, New York, not dated.

(Source: archive.org)

Wednesday, November 20, 2013