Lang, Jeanie. (Homer.)STORIES FROM THE ILIAD OR THE SIEGE OF TROY & STORIES FROM THE ODYSSEY. 2 VOLUMES FROM THE "TOLD TO THE CHILDREN" SERIES. London T.C. & E.C. Jack Hard Cover Good W. Heath Robinson. 119 pp + 118 pp, 6" H - 2 volumes. 8 colour plates (including frontispiece) per volume. No date. Stories of the Trojan War and Odysseus' wanderings following it, retold for children. Each book has a blank Thoreau Macdonald bookplate at front. Books are slightly cocked, have light fading to spine color, light browning to edges of text blocks and on endpapers, small label on rear pastedown, small number stamp on rear free endpaper, some toning to page margins and gutters. Iliad has light wear at top/bottom of spine, very small bump at botom corner of boards. Odyessy has moderate wear at top/bottom of spine, small area of soiling on top of text block, one very small corner bump, small area of surface paper loss on text page 105 - piece is glued to verso of opposite illustration page, three page leaves roughtly opened at bottom edge - archivally repaired.
Oldfield, Pamela.TALES FROM ANCIENT GREECE. New York Doubleday 1989 0385262248 / 9780385262248 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Nick Harris. 61 pp, 11 1/8" H. Colour illustrations throughout. Contents: Persephone and the King of Darkness; Bellerophon and the Flying Horse; Andromeda and the Sea Monster; King Midas and the Golden Touch; Atalanta; Pygmalion's Statue; Theseus and the Minotaur; Daedalus and Icarus; Jason and the Golden Fleece. Book is slightly cocked. Dust jacket has very light wear and tiny chips at top of hinges and at top of flap-folds, minor edge wear/wrinkling elsewhere.