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Love looks not with the eyes ... but we do, which is why a new digital archive of 3,000 illustrations, taken from four different Victorian editions of Shakespeare's Complete Works, is a dazzling resource. The Victorian Illustrated Shakespeare Archive was created by Dr. Michael John Goodman, who single-handedly scanned each image as part of his

London—The Folio Society and House of Illustration continue the search for the next big illustration talent with the announcement of the 2016 Book Illustration Competition. Open for entries from 1 September, this year’s competition will invite participants to illustrate the popular modern classic War Horse by Michael Morpurgo, OBE.  

Returning for a sixth consecutive year

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On June 30, the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, Massachusetts, will open A Renaissance Man: The Art of Fred Marcellino. Faithful readers of FB&C will recall our 2012 feature on Marcellino, a book jacket
An incredible collection of pen-and-ink illustrations for the 1906 edition of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds goes to auction tomorrow in Beverly Hills. Brazilian artist Henrique Alvim Corrêa, whose imagination was spurred after reading a French edition of the science fiction classic, produced some sketches of tripod aliens and death rays and brought them to Wells in London. Wells was so
[February 28, 2012, Amherst] In November 2012, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art in Amherst, MA, will kick off its 10th anniversary with a year of special events, including parties, exhibitions, festivals, professional workshops, and family activities. The Carle, which opened its doors November 22, 2002, has become a major cultural resource in its young life, drawing more than a half
NEW CASTLE, Delaware (May 1, 2011) The Kelmscott Bookshop is presenting a month??long exhibition of original art work by two noted illustrators of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Louis Rhead (1857??1926) was a British??born American artist. His talent was evident early, and he studied art in Paris before being named at

Bloomsbury Auctions is delighted to offer the renowned Richard Harris Collection of American and British colour plate books on Natural History. The $3-4million collection which was formed over 40 years ago is fresh to the market and is a two part sale bestriding the Atlantic. The first auction will be

ITHACA, NY National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, held an August 29th auction with a Civil War-themed catalog that also featured another round of Maurice Sendak signed books, artwork and posters as well as a rare collection of FOC Darley original illustrations.
 
A collection of letters featuring Reverend William Salt, Catholic priest and renowned figure at Seton Hall University