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THE HEROES OR GREEK FAIRY TALES FOR MY CHILDREN

by Charles Kingsley

Illustrated by T.H. Robinson

Published by Ernest Nister. Circa. 1904

Almost very good condition. Pictorial blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 6 chromolithograph plates and 70 half-tone illustrations. 296 pages.

Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some scuffing to spine; small splits to edges, with a little fraying to corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some light foxing. 1-2" multi-way tear to page margin (no loss).

Stock no. 2124063

Price £32.00

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Contents

  • Perseus
  • How Perseus and His Mother Came to Seriphos
  • How Perseus Vowed a Rash Vow
  • How Perseus Slew the Gorgon
  • How Perseus Came to the Aethiops
  • How Perseus Came Home Again
  • The Argonauts
  • How the Centaur Turned the Heroes on Pelion
  • How Jason Lost his Sandal in Anauros
  • How They Built the Ship "Argo" in Iolcos
  • How the Argonauts Sailed to Colchis
  • How the Argonauts were Driven into the Unknown Sea
  • What Was the End of the Heroes
  • Theseus
  • How Theseus Lifted the Stone
  • How Theseus Slew the Devourers of Men
  • How Theseus Slew the Minotaur
  • How Theseus Fell by his Pride

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