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Treasure Island | A Child's Garden of Verses | Others


cp colour plates, b&wp = black and white plates of paintings, ld = line drawings, decs = decorations

L = London, NY = New York

illustrator

title

publisher

date

illlustr.

notes

Abbott, Elenore Plaisted [1875 – 1935]

Treasure Island

Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs and Co. (Washington Square Classics)

1911

7 cp

 

Aguilar

 

 

 

 

 

Arteche, Cristóbal

La isla del tesoro

Buenos Aires : ACME.

1955

11c.p. 34 b&w

 

Beauvais, Arnold

Treasure Island

London: Collins

1952

11 b&w ill

 

Ben Sussan, René

L’île au trésor

 

Henri Jonquières & Cie.

1926

5 c.p., b&w

L.E. 250 copies

Beuville, Georges

L’île au trésor

 

Grund (Collection Mazarine)

1947

c.p.

 

Briault, S.

Treasure Island

W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd.

c. 1950

5 c.p.

 

Broca, H.M.

Treasure Island

Macmillan

1928

1 c.p. 17 b&w

 

Brundage, Frances

Treasure Island

Akron, Ohio: Saalfield

1924

12 ld, 1 cp

 

Cameron, John

Treasure Island

L: Cassell

1911

12 cp + b&w decs; ill. cover

Ltd ed (250 copies); ill. 'as vigorous as Wyeth's without being as precise'. Also an issue with 4 cp., and another (undated) with one cp by John Cameron and one monochrome illustration of the island

Cooke, James

Treasure Island

L: Macmillan

1980

 

 

Coré

La isla del tesoro

Editorial Zig-zag (Chile)

1947

B&w

 

Cuyás, Manuel [1922 - ]

La isla del tesoro

Bruguera

1974

 

 

Crevelier, Solbej

L'île au trésor

***: Lito

1991

 

 

Dennis, Peter

L'île au trésor

***: Deux Coqs d'or

1982

 

 

Dulac, Edmund (1882-1953)

Treasure Island

L/NY: Benn/ Garden City

1927

12 cp and 21 b&w ill.

L ed. incl. a ltd. ed. and NY ed. has 8 cp + additional ill. by Manning DeV. Lee

Durand, Paul

Treasure Island

Hamlyn

1972

c.p. & b&w

 

Dutrait, Vincent

 

Hyoreewon. South Korea

1992

c.p. & b&w

edition for schools

Elena

 

 

 

 

 

E.M.

Treasure Island

Young Folks

1881

ld

1 illustration in the 1st number

Emmerich, Peter

Treasure Island

Presentation Library

c. 1950

c.p.

 

Falls, C.B.

Treasure Island

Cleveland & NY: World Publishing Company

1946

 

 

Falter, John

Treasure Island

NY: Macmillan

1962

cp

The Macmillan Classics

Gillet, Frank [1874-1927] and George Ogilvy Reid [1851-1928]

Treasure Island

Collins’ Clear-type Press

c. 1925

c.p. & b&w

Neil Munro (Intro); probably published after end of restictive copyright in November 1924

Goble, Warwick

Treasure Island

The Macmillan company

1927

13 b&w

 

Godwin, Frank

Treasure Island

Philadelphia: Winston

1924

 

 

Gustavino

L’isola del tesoro

Milano: Sonzogno

1938

 

 

Hardie, George

Treasure Island

L: Armada

1989

 

 

Hilder, Rowland

Treasure Island

OUP

1929

 12 cp

Ltd. ed. (£95 2000 cat.)

Hochman , Josef

Treasure Island

L: Hamlyn

1967

 

orig. pub. in Czechoslovakia

Hudecka, Stanislava

Ostrov pokladu

 

Nakladatestivi

1922

8 b&w

Czechoslovak

Ingpen, Robert
(b. 1936)

Treasure Island

Limpsfield, Surrey: Dragon’s World

1992

Over 70 ill., b&w and col.

Also publ 1992 New York: Viking. Also 2005 Dorking: Templar. Ingpen is winner of H.C. Medal 1986. (Illustrations judged ‘outstanding’ by collector Michael Green)

Insail, Frank

Treasure Island

***: Clowes

c.1908

 

 

Irwin, G.W.

Treasure Island

Henri Didier

1935

B&w

 

Jallet , Thierry

L'île au trésor

***: Bias

1987

 

 

Joubert, Pierre

Lle au trésor

***: Fleurus

1992

 

 

Junceda, Joan

La isla del tesoro

I.G. Seix & Barral Herms. S.A. edit.

1924

4 c.p., b&w

 

Lawrence, John

Treasure Island

L: Walker Books

 

2009

***

300 mm.; Lawrence is one of Britain’s leading illustrators and specializes in woodcut-looking vinyl engravings, black and white or with added colour.

Leclerc, Pierre-Olivier

Lle au trésor

Paris: Hachette

1994

 

 

Leroy, P.

L’île au trésor

 

G.P. Col. Rouge et Or. Souveraine

1948

c.p. & b&w

 

Lyle Justis

Treasure Island

Anderson Books

1930

B&w

 

Mairani, Alvaro

L'île au trésor

***: Lito

1977

 

 

Maitrejean,

L’île au trésor

 

Maison Alfred Mame et fils. Tours

1930

B&w

 

Mikeš, Bohuslav

Poklad na ostrově [Treasure Island]

Prague: Albatros

1969

B&w

Numerous vigorous black and white illustrations

Minton, John

Treasure Island

L: Paul Elek

1947

B&w

TrIs is ‘one of only twelve books illustrated by [Minton], is one of his finest works in the genre’ Univ.s.c.

McNaughton, Colin

Treasure Island

L/NY: Pan Macmillan Children's Books / Henry Holt & Company

1993

cp, ld

Henry Holt Little Classics

Micklewright, G.P.

Treasure Island

L: J. Coker and

Co.Ltd

1937

2 c.p.

 

Micklewright, Robert

Treasure Island

The Nonesuch press

1963

25 b&w

 

Menéndez

 

 

 

 

 

Merrill, F.T.

Treasure Island

Boston: Roberts Brothers

1884

4 full-page pl and 2-col. map.

The first ill. Edition. Plates repr. in first UK ill. ed (see Roux 1885b).

Mueller [Müller], Hans Alexander

Treasure Island

***

***

 

 

Munière, Henriette

L'île au trésor

Paris: Livre de poche

1992

 

 

Orr, Munro S.

Treasure Island

Glasgow/London: Collins

1934

9 cp

 

Paget, Walter (Wal)
(1863-1935)

Treasure Island

L: Cassell & Co, Ltd

1899

1900 Scribner's ed.: 45 ill. and map in brown and red ink.

1914 Scribner's ed.: 45 b&w ill. (wood engr.); map with diff. inks*

'New Edition with Original Illustrations by Wal Paget'.

Peake, Mervyn

(1911-1968)

Treasure Island

 L: Eyre & Spottiswood

1949

ld,

1992: L: David Campbell Publishers Ltd; NY, Toronto: Alfred A. Knopf, Everyman's Library Children's Classics

Pennart, Geoffroy de

Lle au trésor

***: G.P.

1979

 

 

Pitz, Henry C[larence].

(1895 -1976)

Treasure Island

NY: Grosset & Dunlap

n.d.

B&w ill.

Companion Library

Pitz first gained national recognition in the early 1930's.

Place, François (b. 1957)

Lle au trésor

Paris: Gallimard

1994

142 w/c in text

Ital vsn. Casale Mon.: Piemme Junior, 1996

New York : Viking/Penguin, 1996.

Plaisted Abbott, Eleonore

Treasure Island

Jacobs. The Washington Square Classics

1917

7 c.p.

 

Price, Norman

Treasure Island

NY: Grosset & Dunlap

1947

cp, ld

Ill. Jun. Lib.

Reid, Stephen

Treasure Island

Eveleigh Nash and Grayson. London

c. 1925

12 c.p.

 

Rep

L’île au trésor

 

Casterman

1955

c.p. & b&w

 

Rhead, Louis (1857-1926)

Treasure Island

New York: Harper Bros.

1915

Over 100 ill: 3 col pl, col fp and paste-down on cover; b&w decorations on almost every p.

 

Ridoni, Ettore

Isola del tesoro

Torino: Paravia

1924

11 ill.b&w

 

Robertson, Peter

Treasure Island

The Folio Society

1963

B&w

 

Roux, George

Lle au trésor

Paris: Jules Hetzel et Cie.

1885a

title p. and 24 ill. (22 plates and 2 ill. in text)

Transl. by André Laurie. First French ed. RLS praised these ill. Reissued Gallimard, 1980.

Later in 1885 a 2 ed. in larger and more expensive format published by Hetzel.

The Roux ill. are also included in the 1st Italian translation (Milano: Treves, 1886)

Roux, George

Treasure Island

L: Cassell & Co, Ltd

1885b

title p. & 22 ill. fr Roux 1885a, plus 4 ill. Fr Merrill 1884

1st UK ill. ed.; no credit to Roux and his signature removed from most plates (the engravers' names were left, however).

Rowe, Eric

L'île au trésor

***: Hamma

1992

 

 

Schmidt, Eleanore

Die schatzinsel

 

Herausgegeben von René

1964

B&w

 

Schuler, A.

Skat-eiland (afrikaans)

J.L. Van Schaik Bepk. Pretoria

1925

B&w

 

Segrelles, José (1885 - ?)

 

 

 

 

 

Seymour, Lucas Sydney

Treasure Island

Blackie & Son Ltd.

c.1920

c.p.

 

Sharp, William

Treasure Island

Random House. N.Y.

1949

c.p. & b&w

 

Solans, César

La isla del tesoro

Espasa Calpe

1934

B&w

 

Solé, Francisco (b. 1952)

 

Altea

1996

 

 

Steadman, Ralph

Treasure Island

L: Harrap

1985

 

 

Stocks May, F.

Treasure Island

Ward & Lock

1958

16 c.p.

 

Tichy, Frantisek

Pokland na ostrova

Nakladatelstvi Vysehrad.

1950

6 c.p. 34 b&w

Czechoslovak

Todd, Justin

Teasure Iland

Pavilion Classics

1997

c.p. & b&w

 

Töpfer, Stanislaw

Wyspa skarbów

Iskry

1953

6 b&w

Polish

Trotter, A.M.

Treasure Island

L: Nelson

[1930s?]

16 line drawings

Nelson's Classics # 288

Unknown

L’île au trésor

 

Fernand Nathan

1940

4 cp & b&w

 

Uriel d’Albert

L’île au trésor

 

Delagrave París

1936

B&w

 

Van Abbe, S.

Treasure Island

L/NY: Dent/Dutton

1948

 

 

Vidalepp, Ants

Aarete saar

Eeste Ramat. Tallin

1990

B&w

Estonian

Widney, Gustavaus. C.

Treasure Island

NY: Rand, McNally & Company

1903

 

ill. in text

Wilson, Edward A.

Treasure Island

New York: Heritage

1941

 

Also listed as Limited Editions Club (ltd ed of 1500)

Winter, Milo

Treasure Island

Brackeb Book London

1986

c.p.

 

Winter, Milo

Treasure Island

NY: Rand McNally & Company

1916

col. pastedown on fr., pict. endpages.; 8 cp & b/w pl.)

The Windemere Series

Worsley, John

Treasure Island

 

 

 

from gouache and watercolour originals

Wyeth, N(ewell) C(onvers)

(1882-1945)

Treasure Island

NY: Charles Scribner's Sons

1911

14 cp, cover ill. & endp.

1981 reiss. with newly phot. plates; pub. in UK 1982 by Casell/Gollancz; on-line at Fern Canyon Press; also 1994 by L: Folio Society.

Yorik

La isla del tesoro

Juventud

c. 1926

2 c.p. 4 b&w

 

Zidarov, Lyuben [b. 1923]

Островътна съкровищата [Treasure Island]

Sofia: Narodna Mladezh Publishers

1977

27 cp

Major Artists Union Award for Book Illustration, 1977; Bulgarian