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Herford, Oliver

Born: 1863 AD
Died: 1935 AD, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: Illustrators


1863 - Oliver Herford was born.

1906 - He wrote and illustrated the "Little Book of Bores".

         - He also wrote short poems like "The Chimpanzee" and "The Hen", as well as writing and illustrating

1904 - "Rubaiyat of a Persian Kitten".

1917 - "Cynic's Calendar".

1930 - "Excuse It Please".

1935 - Oliver Herford died.


Page last updated: 8:35am, 14th May '07

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