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Saturday, July 02, 2011

L. R. Brightwell

I recently wrote up some notes on illustrator Leonard Robert Brightwell (1889-1962) over on the Look and Learn blog. As part of the digging, I put together the following checklist of his book illustrations; it would be a shame to let it go to waste...


A Cartoonist Amongst Animals. A book of animal humour. London, Hurst & Blackett, 1921.
The Animals' "Co-op". With Oswald and Oliver and their world tour. Manchester, Co-operative Wholesale Society, 1924.
The Olivers, Big and Little, and the Animals' "Co-op". Manchester, Co-operative Wholesale Society, 1927.
The Tiger in Town. London, Chapman & Hall, 1930. 
On the Seashore. London, T. Nelson & Sons, 1934.
Zoo Calendar. London, Hutchinson & Co., 1934. 
A Seashore Calendar. London, T. Nelson & Sons, 1935.
Neptune's Garden. London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1937.
The Garden Naturalist. London, Medici Society, 1941.
Rabbit Rearing. London, Medici Society, 1944.
Sea-Shore Life of Britain. London & Malvern Wells, B. T. Batsford, 1947.
Buckland's Curiosities of Natural History. A selection edited and illustrated by L. R. Brightwell. London, Batchworth Press, 1948.
Dogs of Duty and Devotion. London, B. & H. White, 1948.
The Pond People. Redhill, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1949.
The Story Book of Fish, Fishermen and the Home. Redhill, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1951.
The Story Book of Pets, and How to Keep Them. Redhill, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1951.
The Story Book of Animals and the Home. Redhill, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1952.
The Story Book of Jungle to Home. Redhill, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co., 1952.
The Zoo Story. London, Museum Press, 1952.
Down to the Sea. A survey of the seashore. London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, 1954.
Trimmer. The tale of a trawler tyke. London, Frederick Muller, 1956.

Illustrated Books
Ships and Sealing Wax by Hansard Watt. London, Mills & Boon, 1910.
A British Dog in France. His adventures in divers places and conversations with French dogs by E. H. Barker. London, Chatto & Windus, 1913.
Our Friends at the Farm by E. Chivers Davies, illus. with Edwin Noble. London, George G. Harrap & Co., 1920.
Reynard the Fox by C. S. Evans. London, Evans Bros., 1921.
Maya. The adventures of a little bee [Die Biene Maja und ihre Abenteuer] by Waldermar Bronsels,translated by Charlotte Remfry-Kidd. London, Hutchinson & Co., 1922; as The Adventures of Maya the Bee translated by Elizabeth Watson Taylor. London, Hutchinson, 1980.
The Flying Carpet designed by Cynthia Asquith, illus. with others. London, Partridge & Co., 1925.
Queer Fish and Other Inhabitants of the Rivers and Oceans by E. G. Boulenger. London, S. W. Partridge, 1925.
Zoo Saints and Sinners by Leslie G. Mainland. London, S. W. Patridge, 1925.
A Naturalist at the Zoo by E. G. Boulenger. London, Duckworth, 1926.
The Children's Play-Hour Book edited by Stephen Southwold, illus. with others. London, etc., Longmans, Green & Co., 1927.
The Hepzibah Hen Book by Olwen Bowen. London, Ernest Benn, 1927.
The Odd Spot by Hugh Chesterman. Oxford, Basil Balckwell, 1928.
The Adventures of Mr. Woggins by Olwen Bowen Davies. London & Glasgow, Collins' Clear-Type Press, 1930.
Animal Geography by Mildred Swannell. London, Evans Bros., 1930.
The Aquarium Book by E. G. Boulenger. London, Duckworth, 1933.
Fly Fishing for Trout. Principals and practice by R. D'Oyly Hemingway ("Hafran"). London, Heath Cranton, 1935.
"What Can We Do Now?" A younger week-end book by Rodney Bennett, illus. with others. London, T. Nelson & Sons, 1935.
Zoo Guy'd by the author of 'Lyrics of a Little Dog' (Sister Margaret). London, Burns, Oates & Co., 1935.
The Story Book series by Maud & Miska Petersham. London, 1936.
Biology of the Human Race by H. G. Wells, Julian Huxley & G. P. Wells. London, Cassell, 1937.
The Science of Life by H. G. Wells, Julian Huxley & G. P. Wells. London, Cassell, 1938.
More Simple Science. Earth and man by E. N. da C. Andrade & Julian Huxley, illus. with Comerford Watson. Oxford, B. Blackwell, 1943.
Jolly Animals ABC. London, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1944.
Fluffy Duckies. London, Raphael Tuck & Sons, 1945.
Bringing Up Baby. London, Raphael Tuck & Sons, n.d. [c.1945??]
Bird Biology for Beginners by Brian Vasey-Fitzgerald. London, Cassell, 1948.
Oddities of the Animal World by Gladys Davidson. London, Blackie, 1948.
Small Mammals of Kenya by Hugh Copley. Nairobi, Highway Press and London, Longmans, Green, 1950.
Duiker's Delight. Tales of the little antelope by Thomas Fenton. London, Epworth Press, 1954.
Sold for a Song. A study of an Arabian mongoose by Clare Kipps. London, Frederick Muller, 1946.
Pups, Kits and Bunnies. London, n.d.

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