Tag Archives: book illustration

A Hieroglyphic Travel Guide

Regular visitors to Travel Between The Pages may recall that my niche market as a bookseller has long been travel guides and travel literature. I recently discovered this unique 1815 travel guide to Madeira and the Caribbean that is illustrated with … Continue reading

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Illustration Chronicles

I recently discovered the amazing website Illustration Chronicles: which explores a history of illustration through the images, illustrators and events of the past 175 years. Periodically the editors select a topic to explore. These concepts, such as music, satire, war, … Continue reading

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Marginal Medieval Memes

Even if you don’t geek out over illuminated manuscripts as much as I do, there’s a good chance that you will be entertained by the short video below. It’s likely that you’ve seen images from medieval manuscripts depicting both real … Continue reading

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Nonbuyer’s Remorse

I have happily been able to attend some regional book sales again after a two year hiatus. At a recent event I handled but didn’t purchase a copy of Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Master of Ballentræ .The 1965 Limited Edition … Continue reading

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Down the Rabbit-Hole Again

If you are a regular visitor to Travel Between The Pages, you are probably aware that our primary goal is to bore you with every new published version of Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland that we discover. The most recent find is the … Continue reading

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Another Lazy Caturday

 

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A Modern Fairytale

If you visit TBTP on a regular basis, you are likely aware that I am a big fan on cartoonist Tom Gauld. Now he has published a wonderful children’s book just in time for the holiday season. The Little Wooden Robot … Continue reading

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A Long Goodbye

There have been numerous editions of the classic Raymond Chandler noir detective novel The Long Goodbye since its initial publication in 1953. But to my knowledge there hasn’t been a fully illustrated version until now. The upcoming publication was created for Chinese … Continue reading

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War of the Worlds

I have been intrigued by the H.G. Wells iconic science fiction novel  War of the Worlds since I first read the book as a 10 year-old. The terrifying tale was first serialized in nine issues of Pearson’s Magazine (1897/98) with … Continue reading

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all the trains are gone

The illustration above, appeared in The Fatal Lozenge which was Edward Gorey’s first published “alphabet book”. In the book series, each letter of the alphabet is represented by a character which appears in a four line poem and each poem … Continue reading

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