(1870 - 1937)
Charles Robinson was a prolific British book illustrator. The first full book he illustrated was Robert Louis Stevenson’s “A Child’s Garden of Verses” (1895) which includes over 100 pen and ink drawings.
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A Child’s Garden of Verses (1895)
‘In winter I get up at night
And dress by yellow candle-light.
In summer, quite the other way,
I have to go to bed by day.’
and twenty-three other well-known poems. Read online at archive.org.
Dream Days (1898)
This is the second volume of Kenneth Grahame’s reminiscences of childhood and includes his story The Reluctant Dragon. There were at least three variant bindings of the British first edition. The American first edition was slightly smaller format, although both were printed in America. Read online at archive.org.
The Queen’s Gift Book (1915)
An anthology sold as a fundraiser for World War I hospitals. Read for free online at Internet Archive.
E. F. Benson
Ernest Thompson Seton
W. Heath Robinson
Ernest H. Shepard
A collection of simple stories with colored pictures by several different hands.