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The Heroes or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children, Kingsley, Charles
1 Kingsley, Charles The Heroes or Greek Fairy Tales for my Children
London and New York Ernest Nister / E. P. Dutton & Co. [1903] First edition Hardcover Good + T. H. Robinson 
Containing 6 chromolithograph plates and over 60 other half tone illustrations [some as plates] this is a beautifully presented collection of stories from Greek history / mythology. Includes stories about Perseus, the Argonauts and Theseus. This is one of the E. N. Illustrated Standard and Art Giftbook series which, according to Hunt - 'A series of elegantly bound in cloth, of good quality, printed on art paper...' Green cloth covered boards decorated with illustration of Orpheus with harp on upper board, head portrait of Medeia to lower board and decoration to backstrip - all in colour and highlighted in gilt. Bevelled edges. aeg. Decorative end papers [Robinson] of Perseus [front] and Orpheus and Theseus [rear]. 215 x 160 mm. 296pp. Corners, top/tail backstrip bumped and rubbed. Starting to split, front side of backstrip. Clean contents. from Otto 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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