Title: Tanglewood Tales
Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edmund Dulac (illus)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1918. First Dulac edition.
Condition: Hardcover, decorative cloth. In good condition, with slight fraying and sunning to spine. Slight spotting and browning. With gorgeous tipped-in colour plates by Edmund Dulac.
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 (Chapter: “The Pomegranate Seed”)
Jason and the Golden Fleece (Chapter: “The Golden Fleece”)