Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Lion's Revenge (1891)

J.Erskine Clark, ed., Chatterbox (Boston: Estes and Lauriat, 1891), 1. 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Furious Animal Stands Over His Prey Licking It with His Rough Tongue 'till He Strips Off the Skin. (1822)

Maria Hack, Stories of Animals: Intended for Children Between Five and Seven Years Old, 2nd edition (London: Harvey and Darton, 1822), 9.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

With a Long and Light Spring It Broke Out of the Canes (1874)

Frederick Marryat. The Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet: In California, Sonora, and Western Texas (London: George Routledge and Sons, 1874), 314.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

It Was Moving, Almost Imperceptibly, Towards Me (1906)

W.B. Northrup. "An Accidental Deity." The English Illustrated Magazine 34 (January 1906): 351.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

As Though Startled by Her Cry, the Immense Creature Sank Out of Sight Again (1915)

Dewey Autin Cobb, "On the Edge of the Amazon," Illustration by Paul Bransom, St. Nicholas 42 (July 1915): 779.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014