charles edmund brock

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Illustrations by Charles Edmund Brock (1870 – 1938) taken from ‘A Day with George Eliot’ by Maurice Clare. Published 1912 by Hodder and Stoughton.

1) Maggie Tulliver rescues Tom at the well (The Mill on the Floss).

2) Silas Marner at his loom (Silas Marner).

3) Hetty Sorrel at the pool (Adam Bede).

4) Adam Bede gives a rose to Hetty (Adam Bede).

University of California Libraries 

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Charles Edmund Brock (5 February 1870 – 28 February 1938) 

Widely published English painter, line artist and book illustrator. He illustrated books for authors such as Jonathan Swift, William Thackeray, Jane Austen, Charles Dickens, and George Eliot. He used the Cambridge college libraries for his “picture research.” (Wikipedia)

From our stacks: Illustrations from The Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb. With an Introduction by Augustine Birrell and Illustrations by Charles E. Brock. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1926.

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From our stacks: Illustration ‘Valentine’s Day’ from The Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb. With an Introduction by Augustine Birrell and Illustrations by Charles E. Brock. London: J. M. Dent & Sons, Ltd. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1926.

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From our stacks: Illustrations from The Humour of Germany. Selected and translated, with introduction and biographical index, by Hans Müller-Casenov: with illustrations by C. E. Brock. London: Walter Scott, Ltd. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1893.

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From our stacks: Illustration “Reading the ‘Town and Country Herald’ with a loud voice to himself and his birds.” from The Humour of Germany. Selected and translated, with introduction and biographical index, by Hans Müller-Casenov: with illustrations by C. E. Brock. London: Walter Scott, Ltd. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1893.