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Author Name    Hyde, Lilian Stoughton.

Title   THE GREAT STORIES OF THE GREEKS.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good+

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Publisher   Boston Small, Maynard 1904

Seller ID   30431

233 pp, 7 7/8" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine, gilt lettering/decoration on front board. B&w plates. "In the preparation of this book, the aim has been to present in a manner suited to young readers the Greek myths that have been world favorites through the centuries, and that have in some measure exercised a formative influence on literature and the fine arts in many countries." from the Preface. Contents: Prometheus; How Troubles Came into the World (Pandora); The Great Deluge; Apollo and Daphne; How Apollo got his Lyre; Mercury and Argus; Ceres and Proserpine; Phaethon; Clytie; The Seven Sisters; Endymion's Sleep; Why Cadmus founded a City; Echo; Narcissus; Hyacinthus; Perseus; Arachne; Jason and the Golden Fleece; Hylas; Procne and Philomela; Bellerophon; Tithonus; Comatas and the Honey-Bees; Adonis; King Midas; The King and the Oak; Juno and Halcyone; Hercules; Theseus; Philemon and Baucis; Orpheus and Eurydice; Ganymede; The Bag of Winds; Circe; Arion and the Dolphin; Psyche; Pronouncing and Explanatory Index. Light toning to endpapers and pages, slight separation between page gatherings at pages 130 & 131 but still firm in binding, illustration pages and adjacent pages have light foxing, small tear at bottom of page iii - archivally taped, browning to edges of text block with some light foxing on bottom, light edge wear - moderate at top/bottom of spine (with wrinkling) and at corners, slight fading to spine colour.

Greek  Myths,  Prometheus,  Mythology,  Ancient  Greeks,  Great  Deluge,  Flood,  Apollo,  Daphne,  Mercury,  Gods,  Goddesses,  Argus,  Ceres,  Proserpine,  Earth-Mother,  Phaethon,  Clytie,  Seven  Sisters,  Endymion,  Cadmus,  Europa,  Dragons,  Echo,  Narcissus,  Hyacinthus,  Perseus,  Medusa,  Andromeda,  Arachne,  Jason,  Golden  Fleece,  Argonauts,  Voyages,  Hylas,  Procne,  Philomela,  Bellerophon,  Tithonus,  Comatas,  Honey-bees,  Adonis,  King  Midas,  Golden  Touch,  Asses'  Ears,  Oak  Trees,  Juno,  Halcyone,  Hercules,  Twelve  Labors,  Twelve  Labours,  Mount  Olympus,  Theseus,  Athens,  Minotaur,  Crete,  Philemon,  Baucis,  Orpheus,  Eurydice,  Ganymede,  Bag  Of  Winds,  Circe,  Purple  Woodpecker,  Ulysses,  Curses,  Arion,  Dolphin,  Psyche,  Eros,  Spiders,  Legends,  Pandora. 

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