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Herbert Cole (1867–1930)

Author of Fairy Gold: A Book of Old English Fairy Tales

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Book illustrator and portraitist; influenced by Sir Edward Burne-Jones and Walter Crane. Cole illustrated volumes of poetry, literature and children's books published by John Lane, J.M. Dent, and other notable publishers, during the period circa 1890s-1920s. Worked primarily in ink, pencil and watercolour.

Some of the works which Cole provided illustrations for include:

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

Froissart's Chronicles

Bayard: The Good Knight Without Fear and Without Reproach

English Fairy Tales

The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

Gulliver's Travels

The Rime of the Ancient Mariner

White Lilac

Southward Ho!

Heraldry and Floral Forms as Used in Decoration

Tales for Children from Many Lands

The Wind Among the Reeds (W.B. Yeats)
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