The Great Panjandrum Himself

December 6, 2020
The Great Panjandrum Himself

Classic picture book for children. 23 illustrations, some color,some black-and-white.According to Wikipedia: "Randolph Caldecott (22 March 1846 – 12February 1886) was a British artist and illustrator, born inChester. The Caldecott Medal was named in his honor. He exercisedhis art chiefly in book illustrations. His abilities as an artistwere promptly and generously recognized by the Royal Academy.Caldecott greatly influenced illustration of children's booksduring the nineteenth century. Two books illustrated by him, pricedat a shilling each, were published every Christmas for eightyears."The text is nonsense prose by Samuel Foote (January 1720 – 21October 1777).