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Elizabeth Nesbitt Collection @ Pitt: Illustrators Project: Richard Doyle (1824-1883)

This guide identifies some of the 12,000+ resources available in the Nesbitt Collection. Comprised of children's literature and material related to the history of children and their books, collection items date from the 1600's through the present.

Bibliography of Works Illustrated and/or Written by Richard Doyle

Lemon, Mark. Fairy Tales. sp.l. ; Bradbury and Evans, 1868.

Oliphant, Laurence. Piccadilly. sp.l.; Blackwoods, 1870.

Ruskin, John. The King of the Golden River. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms, Inc., 1966. (A Legacy Library Facsimile of the 1851 edition as published by Smith, Elder of London.)
ENR Ruskin, J.

Ruskin, John. The King of the Golden River or the Black Brothers. London: Smith and Elder & Co., 1853.
ENR Ruskin, J

Snow White and Rosy-Red with Other Famous Tales. sp.l.; Dean and Son, 1871.

The Story of Jack and the Giants. sp.l.; Cundall and Addey, 1851.

Toby, M.P. The Queen and Mr. Punch. sp.l.; Bradbury, Agnew, 1897.

Wyndham, P.C.B Madline. The Sad Story of a Pig and a Little Girl. sp.l.; Cumberland, 1876.

Richard Doyle

Bibliography of Secondary Book Sources

Canham, Stephen. "Art and the illustrations of Vanity Fair and the Newcomes." A History Of Book Illustration: 29 Points of View, 11(1994): 690.

Cohen, R. Jane. Charles Dickens And His Original Illustrators. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1980.

Engen, K. Rodney. Richard Doyle. New York: Catapla, 1985.

Hambourg, Daria. Richard Doyle: His Life And His Work. London: Art and Technics, 1948.

Hunt, Peter. Children's Literature: An Illustrated History. New York: Oxford UP, 1995.

Lambourne, D.B. "Two Books Full of Nonsense and Other Works by Richard Doyle". Burlington Magazine, (May 1978) : 120-190.

Nymphets and Fairies: Three Victorian Children's Illustrators. New York: St. Martins Press, 1976.

Olmsted, C. John. "Richard Doyle's Illustrations to The Newcomes," Studies in the Novel. 13 (Spring-Summer 1981) : 93-108.

"Richard Doyle." Something About the Author. v. 21. Detroit: Gale Research, 1980.

"Richard Doyle and his family: An exhibition held at the Victoria and Albert Museum 30th November 1983 to 26th February, 1984". London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1983.

Rogerson, Ian. Richard Doyle, Illustrator. Manchester: Manchester Polytechnic Library, 1982.

Sotheby and Co. Catalogue Of English Illustrated Books Of The 19th And 20th Centuries. London: Sotheby and Company, 1974.

Winner, Hopkins, Viola. "Thackeray and Richard Doyle, the wayward artist of the Newcomes." Harvard Library Bulletin, 26 (May 1978): 193-211.

Bibliography of Non-Print Sources

"Richard Doyle Art Links." Art Cyclopedia. 30 June 2009


This resource guide represents the combined work of Michelle Frisque and Elizabeth T. Mahoney.