Monday, April 30, 2012

The Hero Makóma (1906)

Makóma leaps into the pool of crocodiles
Andrew Lang, ed. "The Story of the Hero Makóma." The Orange Fairy Book. Illustrations by H.J. Ford. (London: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1906).

Sunday, April 29, 2012

The Turtle and His Bride (1914)

The Turtle Outwitted
Andrew Lang, ed. "The Turtle and His Bride." The Brown Fairy Book. Illustrations by H.J. Ford. (London: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1914).

Saturday, April 28, 2012

The Story of a Gazelle (1906)

The Gazelle cuts off the serpent's heads.
Andrew Lang, ed. "The Story of a Gazelle." The Violet Fairy Book. Illustrations by H.J. Ford. (London: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1906).

Friday, April 27, 2012

The Monkey Has a Ride (1910)

The monkey feeds the shark.

The monkey has a ride.
Andrew Lang, ed. "The Heart of a Monkey." Andrew Lang's The Lilac Fairy Book. Illustrated by H.J. Ford. (London: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1910).

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Two Cat Witches (1921)

With one sweep of his sword Hugh struck at the cat's pas
William Elliot Griffis. "Two Cat Witches" Welsh Fairy Tales. (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company, 1921).

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Slaying of the Tanuki (1904)

The hare sets light to the wood on the Tanuki's back.
Andrew Lang, ed. "The Slaying of the Tanuki." Andrew Lang's Pink Fairy Book. (New York: Longmans, Green, and Company, 1904).

Monday, April 23, 2012

Utility Rabbits (1917)

H.A. Boies. Boies' Utility Rabbits for Meat and Fur: Bulletin No. 1 of Boies' Pet Stock and Game Farm. (Millbrook, New York, 1917).

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Fur Beating (1911)

"Electric Machine Beats Fur Garments." Popular Mechanics. (August 1911).

Friday, April 20, 2012

Oh Brother, Don't! (1903)

Oh, Brother, Don't!
Abbie Farwell Brown. The Curious Book of Birds. (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1903).

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Child in a Den of Lions (1894)

Child in a Den of Lions
"A Child in a Den of Lions." Chatterbox. (Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1894).

Monday, April 16, 2012

Shot by the Author (1908)

Heads of Eight Lions Shot by the Author in British East Africa
John Henry Patterson. The Maneaters of Tsavo: And other East African Adventures. (London: MacMillan and Company, 1908).

Sunday, April 15, 2012

In Peril of His Life (1906)

Frank Fawcett. "Some Dogs and Their Ways." The English Illustrated Magazine. (January 1906).

Friday, April 13, 2012

Hand Gun But His If (1907)

Benjamin N. Black. Primer. (Boston: Educational Publishing Company, 1907).

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Tomassie and the Rabbits (1878)

J.M.D Meiklejohn. Chambers English Readers: Book III. (London and Edinburgh: W. & R. Chambers, 1878).

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Tame Vinegerones (1915)

Richard Griffin. The Dead Rabbit Riot A.D. 1857 and Other Poems. (New York: Richard Griffin, 1915).

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Paul Came Down the Chimney (1892)

"Boyhood in Norway." [Review] Illustration from Stories of Boy-Life in the Land of the Midnight Sun by Hjalmar Boyesen . Book News. 11 (December 1892).

Monday, April 9, 2012

Have You The Skill (1865)

Dutton Cook. "The Ace of Hearts." Once a Week, An Illustrated Miscellany of Literature, Art, Science & Popular Information. 1 (December 1, 1865).

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Jig-Sawed Bunnies (1932)

Morton C. Walling. "Jim-Sawed Bunnies Hold Easter Eggs." Popular Science. 120 (April 1932).

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Lemco Goes Farthest (1883)

James Bell. The Chemistry of Food. (London: Chapman and Hall Limited, 1883).

Friday, April 6, 2012

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Match Against Her Foot (1894)

Robert Appleton. Violet, The American Sappho: A Realistic Novel of Bohemia. (Boston: Franklin Publishing Company, 1894).

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Death Watch & English Witch (1869)

John Timbs. Popular Errors Explained and Illustrated. Fourth edition. (London: Lockwood and Company, 1858).

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Our Little Ones (1900)

J.M.D. Meiklejohn. The First Primer: Being the Alphabet in Pictures and Words. (Toronto: W.J. Gage and Company, 1900).

Monday, April 2, 2012

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Avviso Agli Amici (1839)

Antonio Guadagnoli. Raccolta Completa Delle Poesie Giocose. (Lugano, 1839).