Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Rocket Book

"The upward progress of a rocket,lit in the basement by the janitor's son,causes some strange situations as itpasses through 20 floors of apartments!"American artist and author, Peter Newell (1862-1924), established his credentials providing humorous illustrations for famous magazines and newspapers in the last two decades of the 19th century.Newell also illustrated popular books by other authors (Twain and Carroll, for instance) and wrote and illustrated a series of his own children's books....

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