SIGN UP TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Sign up to receive regular updates, curated lists, catalogues, and information about fairs and events.

EH Shepard illustrated books

Browse our fine collection of E H Shepard illustrated books and first editions including Wind in the Willows and Winnie the Pooh.

 

The British illustrator and painter E H Shepard is best known for his illustrations for The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame and Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne. His work, often created through a combination of watercolour and pen-and-ink and is characterised by light washes of colour and graphic, black outlines.

Born in 1879 in London, England to an artistic family, the artist developed an interest in drawing from a young age and went on to receive formal training from the Royal Academy Schools in London. After serving in the Royal Garrison Artillery during World War I, Shepard worked for the popular satirical magazine Punch, where he was later recommended to author A.A. Milne, who was searching for an illustrator for Winnie-the-Pooh.  His cover designs include David Copperfield by Charles Dickens and Tom Brown’s Schooldays by Thomas Hughes.

 

We have no books or works on paper relating to your search currently listed online. Please contact us to see if we can help further

Contact us for more information about EH Shepard illustrated books

+44 (0)20 7493 0876