The Book of Wonder. Illustrated by S.H. Sime (1912)
Book ID: 66470
The Book of Wonder. London: Heinemann, 1912. First Edition. Pp xi, 97, 10 plates. Quarter cloth paper boards, illustrated label recessed to lower right of upper board. Light shelf-wear to boards, contents in good condition.
Contains fourteen tales accompanied by 10 black & white illustrations by Sidney Sime.
Lord Dunsany was an Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work in fantasy. Born to one of the oldest titles in the Irish peerage, he lived much of his life at perhaps Ireland’s longest-inhabited home, Dunsany Castle.
Sidney Herbert Sime was an English artist in the late Victorian and succeeding periods, mostly remembered for his fantastic and satirical artwork, especially his story illustrations for Irish author Lord Dunsany.