Illustration from Goethe’s Faust — Harry Clarke

4

Mother Mushroom with Her Children — Edward Okun

display_image

Voyage d’Hermès — Moebius

Moebius-VoyageHermes-3

So, How Is Your Appetite, Troll Mother Continued — John Bauer

Illustration for Orlando Furioso — Gustave Doré

dore-orlando-furioso-864

The Willy Grasser — Sidney Sime

Title/s: 'Bogus Beast, The Wily Grasser' Maker/s: Sime, Sidney Herbert (draughtsman) [ULAN info: British artist, 1867] Technique Description: pen and Indian ink with grey wash on paper, stuck down on card Dimensions: height: 227 mm, width: 168 mm

Dazzling/Clever — Norton Juster

09

From The Dot and the Line, 1963, by Norton Juster. More/via The Visual Telling of Stories.

They Were All Covered with Fireflies — Charles Livingston Bull

tumblr_ll5pp8DLJk1qb7dheo1_1280

Illustration for Edgar Allan Poe’s story “The Man of the Crowd” — Fritz Eichenberg

SH925

Wonderful Fritz Eichenberg illustration to one of my favorite Poe stories, “The Man of the Crowd,”. Via a gorgeous gallery at Full Table.

How the Jackal Got His Scorched Back

image

An African fairy tale retold by Alena Benesova and translated into English by Ruth Shepherd. The marvelous illustration is by Karel Franta. From Animal Fairy Stories.

Good Country People (Illustration of the Flannery O’Connor Story) — Afu Chan

good_country_people_by_aznmextofu-d59t5jl

More of Afu Chan’s work.

Read the Flannery O’Connor story “Good Country People.”