Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Goble, Warwick

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(1862-1943) UK artist, the foremost illustrator of sf in the pages of Pearson's Magazine 1896-1903. He contributed 66 illustrations to the original serialization of The War of the Worlds (1897; 1898) by H G Wells in Pearson's. WG also illustrated several sf and fantasy stories by George Griffith (1857-1906) and Fred M White (1859-1935), as well as J Provand Webster's Lost-Race novel The Oracle of Baal: A Narrative of Some Curious Events in the Life of Professor Horatio Carmichael, M.D. (1896).

WG abandoned sf illustration in 1903 to concentrate on Edmund Dulac-style colour-plate gift books. [RD]

Warwick Waterman Goble


This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.