Tag Archives: Gustave Doré

Fairy Tales books on Archive

Fairy tale is a fictional story that usually features folkloric characters (such as fairies, goblins, elves, trolls, witches, giants, and talking animals) and enchantments, often involving a far-fetched sequence of events. The Internet Archive highlighted seven fairy tale books with … Continue reading

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Jean de La Fontaine

When I was a little girl I had collection of books with fables and my favourite part was the illustrations. They were beautiful. That’s how I remember of Jean de La Fontaine and Aesop. Now I’m trying to read them … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens

Well, since I talked about “A Christmas Carol“, now let’s talk about Charles Dickens now. And here are my selection of links about him and his works. Charles Dickens works, life and family, Dickens´s London and links. Charles Dickens: The … Continue reading

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Books Illustrations on Blogs

There are three blogs that I like a lot, not for those links. Well, they have great links too, but what I most like are the images that they post. And of those isn’t Drawn! that are always great illustrations … Continue reading

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La Famille Chouette

La Famille Chouette is a lovely short-story in French written by Adolf Oberléänder about family of owls. If you don’t know French or don’t want to use a translator just go see pretty illustrations there. (via Life In The Present) … Continue reading

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“The Raven” illustrations

Excerpt from The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe: Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore, “Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou,” I said, “art … Continue reading

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Gangantua and Pantagruel

The complete book by François Rabelais: Gargantua and Pantagruel: Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel with Gustave Doré illustrations.

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