The cover of Eliza by Barry Pain, 1904:
Eliza by Barry Pain , 1904. Illustration by Wallace Goldsmith.
The cover of Virginia Woolf’s Orlando (The Hogarth Press, 1928).
Cover of Orlando, 1928
Cover of Goblin Market and other poems by Christina Rossetti, 1862. The artwork is by her brother, Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
Goblin Market and other poems
Today is poet Emily Dickinson’s 185th birthday. Let’s celebrate, shall we?
Drawing of Emily Dickinson as a child
“If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.”-Emily Dickinson
Book cover of Poems by Emily Dickinson, 1890
“I dwell in possibility.”-Emily Dickinson Continue reading
Pulitzer Prize winning author Upton Sinclair was born on 20 September 1878. As many of you know, I love this photo of him as a young man:
You can download a copy of his most important work, The Jungle, at Project Gutenberg.
Cover of The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, 1906.
The Boy’s King Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory’s History of King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table. Edited for Boys by Sidney Lanier. 1922.
Cover of The Boy’s King Arthur, 1922. N.C. Wyeth.
Title page of The Boy’s King Arthur, 1922. N.C. Wyeth.
Here it is, in all of its splendor:
The Refossiling Full Wrap Cover
It will be available in a few weeks!
30 Beautiful Vintage Dust Jackets [Abe Books]
Fer-de-Lance by Rex Stout. 1934.