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Title: Greek Heroes, the
Description: London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1910. The Greek Heroes - Signed by Arthur Rackham RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator. NIEBUHR, Barthold Georg, translator. The Greek Heroes. Stories Translated from Niebuhr with additions. With Four Coloured Plates and Numerous other Illustrations by Arthur Rackham, R.W.S. London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1910. Reprint of the 1903 edition. Signed in ink by Arthur Rackham on the half-title. Small octavo (7 x 4 7/8 inches; 177 x 126 mm.). 96 pp. Four color plates and eight black and white drawings in the text. Publishers brown cloth over boards, front cover lettered in dark brown and with a duplicate of the color illustration facing page 12, pasted on. Spine lettered in dark brown. Light crease on rear blank endpaper, otherwise fine. This is the only signed copy that we have ever seen.. A collection of stories about five Greek Heroes, 'The Argonauts, 'The Prowess of Hercules', 'The Heraclidae', 'The Story of Perseus', and 'The Story of Theseus'. Arthur Rackham's illustrations are a perfect match for the wonder and mystery that are woven through these famous legends. Riall, p. 100. .

Keywords: NIEBUHR, Barthold Georg Illustrated Books Classical History Classical Literature

Price: US$ 950.00 Seller: David Brass Rare Books (ABAA/ILAB)
- Book number: 03446

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