My Poetry Book (1934)


Illustrated by Willy Pogány




On the left, we show a rare copy of the 1st Edition publishing

Willy Pogány's illustrations accompanying the anthology by

Huffard, Carlisle and Ferris known as My Poetry Book. That

Edition was produced by John C Winston Co. (Chicago) in 1934.


This example retains the original silver-stamped cover with the

applied illustrated paste-down.











Pogány's contribution to the 1st Edition of his interpretation of the anthology prepared by Huffard, Carlisle and Ferris,

My Poetry Book, was published in 1934.


The breadth of Pogány's skills is apparent throughout the colour and monotone suite he prepared for My Poetry Book -

he moves easily between whimsical, magical and folksy, choosing to close with his superb interpretation of the tale of

"The Owl and the Pussycat".


1st Edition copies of My Poetry Book  - as illustrated by Pogány - are rare and collectable.



Our Greeting Cards and Reproduction Prints



For connoisseurs of Pogány's work, we have prepared sets of 8 Greeting Cards displaying each of his colour images for My Poetry Book and on the left, we show an example of how these Greeting Cards appear.







Code: WP MPB CS(8)
Price: US$40.00


When presented on Greeting Cards, these images are prepared as tipped-on plates - in hommage to the hand-crafted

approach typical of prestige illustrated publications produced in the early decades of the 20th Century. Each card is

hand-finished, with the image presented on Ivory card stock with an accompanying envelope. On the rear of each card

we also present some information about Willy Pogány and the profiled illustration. We have left the interior of the

cards blank so that you may write your own personal message.


Each of our large format reproductions are prepared with archival quality materials and processes to ensure many

years of enjoyment. In addition, our reproductions are accompanied by explanatory material relating to Willy Pogány

and the profiled illustration.


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In the meantime, enjoy perusing these wonderful examples of the art of Willy Pogány.



The colour illustrations


Prince Tatters

The Rock-a-by Lady

The Peddler's Caravan


The Faithless Flowers 


A Christmas Folk Song

The Owl and the Pussycat