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Tanglewood Tales

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

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London: The Folio Society, 2002. Book. Illus. by Edmund Dulac. Fine. Decorative Cloth. First Thus. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Decorative olive green cloth with dark green/red/ and gilt to the front and spine. Front cover and spine with gilt stamped title plates with red lettering. 236 pp. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac. Color frontispiece of Jason ( Argonauts) . This copy is FINE in a FINE, burgundy slipcase. No noticeable blemishes. Looks and feels unread. Quite lovely..


Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls , published in1853, is a book by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne, a sequel to A Wonder-Book for Girls and Boys. It is a re-writing of well-known Greek myths in a volume for children. The book includes the myths of: Theseus and the Minotaur (Chapter : "The Minotaur") Antaeus and the Pygmies (Chapter: "The Pygmies") Dragon's Teeth (Chapter: "The Dragon's Teeth") Circe's Palace (Chapter: "Circe's Palace") Proserpina, Ceres, Pluto, and the Pomegranate Seed (Chapter: "The Pomegranate Seed") Jason and the Golden Fleece (Chapter: "The Golden Fleece")

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Tanglewood Tales
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Edmund Dulac
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Jacket condition
First Thus
The Folio Society
Place of Publication
Date Published
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

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