Myths from Many Lands (1910s)


Myths from Many Lands (1910s)


Title: Myths of Many Lands

Author: Various

Publisher: Waverley Book Company, London. No date, circa 1910s. Vol II of “The Children’s Hour” series.

Condition: Hardcover, decorative cloth. Very good. With 15 colour plates, numerous in-text illustrations. Gilt to top edge. Slight wear to cover, some foxing to interior. Inscription to half-title page. App 9″ by 6.5″. 335pp. A heavy book, overseas shipping will cost extra.

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Contents include:

Myths of Greece & Rome:

  • The Pygmies
  • The Gorgon’s Head
  • The Golden Fleece
  • The Paradise of Children
  • The Dragon’s Teeth
  • The Minotaur
  • The Chimera
  • Arachne
  • Pymalion and Galatea
  • Atalanta’s Race
  • Cupid and Psyche
  • The Trial of Psyche

Myths of Scandinavia:

  • The Giant Builder
  • The Dwarf’s Gifts
  • Balder and the Mistletoe
  • Iduna’s Apples
  • The Quest of the Hammer

A Myth of Japan:

  • The Ashes that Made Trees Bloom