597px-Edison and Eve - An Alphabet of Celebrities, by Oliver Herford

Edison and Eve, from An Alphabet of Celebrities by Oliver Herford.

Oliver Herford
(1863–1935) was an American writer, artist and illustrator.


With pictures by the author, published by Charles Scribner's Sons:

  • The Bashful Earthquake
  • A Child's Primer of Natural History; a revision and extension of this title by Margaret Fishback and Hilary Knight appeared as A Child's Book of Natural History (USA: Platt & Monk, 1969)
  • Overheard in a Garden
  • More Animals
  • The Rubaiyat of a Persian Kitten
  • The Fairy Godmother-in-law
  • A Little Book of Bores
  • The Peter Pan Alphabet
  • The Astonishing Tale of a Pen-And-Ink Puppet
  • A Kitten’s Garden of Verses

With John Cecil Clay:

  • Cupid’s Cyclopedia
  • Cupid’s Fair-Weather Booke

With Addison Mizner and Ethel Mumford

  • The Cynic's Calendar of Revised Wisdom for 1903
  • The Limerick Up to Date Book (1903)
  • The Cynic's Calendar of Revised Wisdom for 1904 (1903)
  • The Entirely New Cynic's Calendar of Revised Wisdom for 1905 (1904)
  • The Complete Cynic's Calendar of Revised Wisdom for 1906 (1905)
  • The Altogether New Cynic's Calendar of Revised Wisdom for 1907 (1906)
  • The Quite New Cynic's Calendar of Revised Wisdom for 1908 (1907)
  • The Perfectly Good Cynic's Calendar (1908)
  • The Complete Cynic (1910)
  • The Revived Cynic's Calendar (1917)


Creators Authors Lewis Carroll - Anna Matlack Richards - Saki - Gilbert Adair - Frank Beddor
Illustrators John Tenniel - Arthur Rackham - Blanche McManus - Peter Newell - Fanny Cory - Bessie Pease Gutmann - Charles Robinson - Harry Rountree - Harry Furniss - Mabel Lucie Attwell - Milo Winter - Oliver Herford - Uriel Birnbaum - Jessie Willcox Smith - Charles Folkard - Mervyn Peake - Alex Blum - Leonard Weisgard - Walt Disney - Marjorie Torrey - Tove Jansson - Ralph Steadman - Frank Bolle - Charles Blackman - Barry Moser - Michael Hague - Anthony Browne - Willy Pogany - Marie Laurencin - Salvador Dalí - Brothers Hildebrandt - Gavin O'Keefe - Tony Ross - Helen Oxenbury - Lisbeth Zwerger - Oleg Lipchenko - Franciszka Themerson

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