|Frank E. Schoonover|
Schoonover's work ranged from illustrations for Clarence E. Mulford's Bar-20 westerns to pirate tales (click here) and science fiction/fantasy by Edgar Rice Burroughs (click here). Below are examples of his illustrations for frontier fiction appearing in books and magazines, 1905-1918.
Lawrence Mott, Jules of the Great Heart (1905)
Jack London, White Fang, Outing Magazine (1906)
Clarence E. Mulford, "Bar-20 Range Yarns," Outing Magazine (1906)
Lawrence Mott, The White Darkness (1907)
John G. Neihardt, The Lonesome Trail (1907)
Century Magazine (1910)
Charles Alden Seltzer, The Range Boss (1916)
"Runaway Horses," American Magazine (1914)
G. W. Ogden, The Rustler of Wind River (1917)
B. M. Bower, Cabin Fever (1918)
Coming soon: Volume 2 of an in-depth survey of early writers of frontier fiction, How the West Was Written (to obtain a copy of Vol. 1, click here).
Further reading/viewing :
Illustrators of frontier fiction
Coming up: TBD