Tanglewood Tales – Nathaniel Hawthorne (1800s)

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Tanglewood Tales – Nathaniel Hawthorne (1800s)

S$69.00

Title: Tanglewood Tales
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
Publisher: Frederick Warne, The Chandos Classics. No date, probably late 1800s.
Condition: Decorative cloth, fair. Front free endpaper missing, exposing webbing. Significant wear overall. Some foxing. Binding sagging.

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Description

About the book (from Wikipedia):

Tanglewood Tales for Boys and Girls (1853) 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
Jason and the Golden Fleece (Chapter: “The Golden Fleece”)