Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

No image available

Tanglewood Tales

No image available

Tanglewood Tales

by Hawthorne, Nathaniel

  • Used
  • fine
  • Hardcover
  • First
Condition
Fine/Fine
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Shelbyville, Indiana
Item Price:
£49.35
Or just £44.42 with a
Bibliophiles club membership
FREE Shipping to USA Standard delivery: 2 to 8 days
More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

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..

Synopsis

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")

Read more: Identifying first editions of Tanglewood Tales

Reviews

Review this book and you’ll be entered for a chance to win !

(Log In or create an account first!)

You’re rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

book dealer
Bailey Bonzo Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
001878
Title
Tanglewood Tales
Author
Hawthorne, Nathaniel
Illustrator
Edmund Dulac
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
second hand - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Folio Society
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
2002
Size
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Terms of Sale

Bailey Bonzo Books

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

About the Seller

Bailey Bonzo Books

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.co.uk member since 2020
Shelbyville, Indiana
Ask Seller a Question

About Bailey Bonzo Books

Bailey Bonzo Books....Specializing in collectble First Editions, SIGNED copies, Science Fiction/Fantasy, and RARE copies of all kinds.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [more]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
folio
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description. Further,... [more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]

Frequently Asked Questions

This Book’s Categories

tracking-