THE HEROES OR GREEK FAIRY TALES

THE HEROES OR GREEK FAIRY TALES

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Set Title:THE GOLDEN TREASURY LIBRARY
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Undated, but approx 1920's-1930's. Red, green or blue cloth covers with pictorial pastedown illustration to front board, and gilt titles to spine. Some titles also come with cheaper linen type cloth cover with no picture. Catalogue to rear pages. Colour plate to frontispiece, plus five full page illustrations in text with several black and white drawings throughout.
come with and without THE GOLDEN TREASURY LIBRARY on spine, originally issued with an ARTISTIC WRAPPER IN FULL COLOUR
originally eight titles but expanded to twenty one, more titles listed but all seem legitimate, some come with Tuck advertising to back pages

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THE HEROES OR GREEK FAIRY TALES
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illustrations "HERA HAS SENT US A PILOT; LET US FOLLOW THE CUNNING BIRD", "THEN PERSEUS HELD ALOFT THE GORGON'S HEAD"," THEN ORPHEUS TOOK HIS HARP, AND BEGAN HIS MAGIC SONG"," DOWN CAME TWO FEARFUL MONSTERS, THE LIKE OF WHOM MAN NEVER SAW", "JASON TORE THE FLEECE FROM OFF THE TREE-TRUNK", " AS HE LOOKED HE SHRANK AND SHUDDERED"
272 pages

Artist:HOWARD DAVIE
Author:CHARLES KINGSLEY
Size:5 x 7.5 in.
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