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Jason Met Medea - Tanglewood Tales  by Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1921

Jason Met Medea - Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1921

Virginia Frances Sterrett (1900–1931) managed to complete just three books in her short life, all of them commissioned by the Penn Publishing Company: Old French Fairy Tales (1920), Tanglewood Tales (1921), and Arabian Nights (1928).

Virginia Frances Sterrett, illustration for Arabian Nights, 1928

“Blondine Threw Her Arms Around Him.” Illustration by Virginia Frances Sterrett for “Old French Fairy Tales.” (1919-1920)

Virginia Frances Sterrett - Blondine Threw Her Arms Around Him. from Old French Fairy Tales

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Virginia Frances Sterrett Art: The Complete Illustrations

Morgiana Danced with Much Grace. Arabian Nights - Illustrated by Virginia Frances Sterrett. Penn Publishing Company, 1928.

Virginia Sterrett Arabian Nights ~ Penn Publishing ~ 1928 Via The Golden Age

'Violette consented willingly to pass the night in the forest', by Virginia Frances Sterrett (from 'Old French Fairy Tales', by the Comtesse...

“Violette consented willingly to pass the night in the forest.” Virginia Frances Sterrett 1920 Illustration for Old French Fairy Tales by Sophie de Ségur

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Illustration by Virginia Frances Sterrett, from 'Old French Fairy Tales' by Comtesse Sophie de Ségur.

Edmund Dulac ArtThe Rubaiyat: Came Shining through the Dusk

Came shining through the Dusk an Angel Shape, The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam - illustration by Edmund Dulac.

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Kate Baylay Illustration: The Three Kingdoms from a collection of Russian Fairy Tales

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The Erl King's Daughter Sending Faery Servants to Their Several Tasks by Jessie Bayes Colour page taken from The Studio, an illustrated magazine of fine & applied art, 1911

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Circe's Palace, Virginia Frances Sterrett

Tanglewood Tales Hawthorne, Nathaniel Illustrator: Sterrett, Virginia Frances Philadelphia: Penn Publishing, 1921 (first edition)

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“ William Heath Robinson ~ The Fairy’s Birthday ~ Holly Leaves December 1925 ~ via The Pictorial Arts ”

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Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp - Sindbad the Sailor and other Stories from the Arabian Nights, 1907

Karel Rélink (1880-1945): The Bibliophile, (1902) "What we become depends on what we read after all of the professors have finished with us. The greatest university of all is a collection of books." (Thomas Carlyle)

1902 'The Bibliophile' by Karel Rélink a Czech painter, illustrator, graphic designer, writer and publicist.