Latest TASCHEN publications revives the legacy of folktales classics. The tales are accompanied by exquisite vintage illustrations from the past 200 years, including masterpieces from the legendary Danish artist Kay Nielsen, British artists Walter Crane and Arthur Rackham, and giants of 19th-century German illustration Gustav Süs, Heinrich Leutemann, and Viktor Paul Mohn. An extra-large fine
In the 1880s Illustration entered a prolific era that is generally regarded as a Golden Age. This happened because of the convergence of a number of factors : new printing techniques were being developed, paper production was becoming much cheaper, railways facilitated distribution throughout the continent, and the population was becoming wealthier as industrialization progressed.