in the heather bright

A library, illustrated.

Dylan Thomas, from Poem in October, Dylan Thomas, Poems selected by Derek Mahon (London: Faber and Faber, 2004).

Illustration by Victor G.Ambrus.


Mistress Hardie, The Bannock o’ Tollishill.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).

Mistress Hardie, The Bannock o’ Tollishill.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).

Detail, Thomas the Rhymer.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).


Can never tell one half of its sweet delights, Thomas the Rhymer.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).

Can never tell one half of its sweet delights, Thomas the Rhymer.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).

Detail from Sir Patrick Spens.
Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).

Detail from Sir Patrick Spens.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).


The storm was down upon them, from Sir Patrick Spens.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).

The storm was down upon them, from Sir Patrick Spens.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).


The Great Warlock.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).

The Great Warlock.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).


The Worm of Linton.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).

The Worm of Linton.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).

Detail, The Heather-Drink.
Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).

Detail, The Heather-Drink.

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).


So sweet a lady is she. (Tamlane and the Fairy Folk).

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).

So sweet a lady is she. (Tamlane and the Fairy Folk).

Florence Anderson, illustrator of Dorothy King, Tales and Legends of Scotland ( London: George G. Harrap,1930 [1915]).