Percy James Billinghurst was a painter, illustrator and bookplate designer who lived from 1871-1933. He created over two hundred illustrations for books of anecdotes and fables.
In this first volume of Percy’s work, all of the images come from a collection of A Hundred Fables of La Fontaine.
You can see all 20 full page (8.5″ x 11″) and 20 half page (4” x 6”) illustrations in the VC Bazaar.
The last pages of the coloring book are intentionally left blank so you have a place to try out the coloring implements of your choice.
Due to the thickness of the paper, colored pencils are recommended. Markers may be used. Even though the images are printed single-sided, a sheet of cardstock or a few pieces of paper under the page you are coloring will prevent possible bleed-through onto the next illustration.
Here are a few pages included in this vintage adult coloring book: