Edmund Dulac - Illustration for The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám So when at last the Angel of the drink Of Darkness finds you by the river-brink, And, proffering his Cup, invites your Soul Forth to your Lips to quaff it - do not shrink.
Classic Princesses by E. Nesbit, illustrated by Dulac. Long before there were Disney Princesses there were Nesbit Princesses. Nesbit retells Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and Beauty and the Beast with her usual wit and realism.
"She found herself face to face with a stately and beautiful lady." Illustration by Edmund Dulac for "Beauty and the Beast" from 'The Sleeping Beauty and Other Tales From the Old French' by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch,