Book-illustrations

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Happy Birthday John Milton! (9 December 1608 – 8 November 1674)

From our stacks:

1. Frontispiece “John Milton, Born 1608, Died 1674. From the original Painting by Faithorne in the possession of William Baker Esq.r Publish’d June 1, 1801 by F&C Rivington St. Paul’s Church Yard. T. Simpson, del. J. Baker, sculp.” from The Poetical Works of John Milton. In Six Volumes. With the Principal Notes of Various Commentators. To Which are Added Illustrations, with Some Account of the Life of Milton.  By the Rev. Henry John Todd, M.A. Vol. I. London: By Bye and Law, St. Johns-Square, Clerkenwell. 1801.

2. ‘“Milton Dictating Paradise Lost to his Daughter.” Fanfani, pinxt.’ from The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton with a Life of the Poet and Notes on his Works By Thomas Newton, D.D. Bishop of Bristol.  Illustrated with fifty photogravures from designs by great artists. Volume IV. India Proof Edition. Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co., 1890.

3. Spines of The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton. With Life, Critical Dissertation, and Explanatory Notes, by the Rev. George Gilfillan. Vol. I -II. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1854.

4. ‘“On his Deceased Wife, “Came vested all in white, pure as her mind” Her face was veiled” R. Westall, pinx.’ from The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton with a Life of the Poet and Notes on his Works By Thomas Newton, D.D. Bishop of Bristol.  Illustrated with fifty photogravures from designs by great artists. Volume IV. India Proof Edition. Philadelphia: Gebbie & Co., 1890.

Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" Book Cover Design

Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” Book Cover Design

For this years Holiday Campaign with my agency The Bright Group, they asked a few of us to come up with an illustration or book cover design for the classic Christmas ghost story
Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol.”   Ive always love ghost stories, so I was excited to do my piece for the campaign.

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My debut picture book LEAF in the brand new @FlyingEyeBooks spring 2017 catalogue for your delectation and delight!📚 🍃⛴ It’s full of wonderful books!
https://issuu.com/flyingeyebooks/docs/febnew__catalogue_spring2017_1_
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