(1819 - 1900)
The only child of an English importer of wine and sherry, Ruskin was an artist, critic, scientist and social theorist. He wrote widely on art, science and society. The King of the Golden River was his only children’s book.
An assortment of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.
Miriam Clark Potter
The Children’s Hour Volume 3 (1953)
Longer selections from classic novels.
This collection includes fables, folk tales, and fairy tales.
Walter R. Brooks
William Pène du Bois
A. A. Milne
Ruth Chrisman Gannett
Ernest H. Shepard
Nora S. Unwin
Read the original with colored illustrations at archive.org.
And the augmented version.
Junior Classics Volume 6 (1912)
Selections from nineteenth century classics, including a large portion of Alice in Wonderland. For children from six to sixteen. Read online at Hathitrust.
The King of the Golden River (1851)
The Southwest Wind, Esq. pays a visit to Hans, Schwartz and Gluck and things are never the same. Third and later editions have a modified frontispiece wherein the goblin has a conventional nose instead of a “hooter.” Read online at Internet Archive.
The King of the Golden River (1860)
Gluck and his two evil older brothers lived in the Treasure Valley until the South West Wind turned it into a desert. How it was changed back again is the burden of the story. In this edition the King has a regular nose instead of the “hooter.” Read online at archive.org.