CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY: Myths and Legends Slipcased Edition


CLASSICAL MYTHOLOGY: Myths and Legends Slipcased Edition

NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE    Book Number: 89390    Product format: Hardback

Beautiful slipcased treasury, this foil-stamped gift edition is decorated with woodcuts and antiquarian engravings such as the landscape with Narcissus and Echo opposite the story of the beautiful nymph, a favourite of Diana from a story by Thomas Bulfinch. Nathanial Hawthorne writes Circe's Palace, H. D. Maskell Pluto and Proserpine, Mrs Guy E. Lloyd Pan and Syrinx, M. M. Bird the Story of Phaeton, the Story of Daphne, and Deucalion and Pyrrha. Nathaniel Hawthorne also writes Epimetheus and Pandora, Europa and the God-Bull, and Cadmus and the Dragon's Teeth. There are stories of Theseus, Paris, Hector, the Wooden Horse, Sack of Troy, Aeneas and Dido, Ulysses and the Cyclops, Hero and Leander, Oedipus, Midas, Pygmalion and Romulus and Remus. Greek and Roman myths are thousands of years old and here are 40 favourites by six classical scholars. Dramatic scenes have been depicted for this beautiful edition by master artists of the 16th to 19th century, 384pp, 19 x 24cm. Slipcased.
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ISBN 9781788286220
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