Tanglewood Tales – Nathaniel Hawthorne 1903 (Illus. H. Granville Fell)


  • Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Illustrated by Hebert Granville Fell
  • Publisher: London: J.M Dent & Co, 1903
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Very Good
  • Size: 12mo
  • Attributes: First Edition, Illustrated

First edition w/ illustrations by Hebert Granville Fell. Pictorial olive cloth, spine sun faded, spine ends rubbed. Binding tight, light scattered foxing to page edges, unmarked. With twelve full-pate color plates in Art Nouveau style by Hebert Granville Fell. A Very good to Near Fine copy.

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Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote these stories for children based on Greek myth and legend in 1853. They are incomparable retellings of themes which the Greek dramatists used in creating their immortal plays and literature.

Contents: The Gorgon’s Head; The Golden Touch; The Paradise of Children; The Three Golden Apples; The Miraculous Pitcher; The Chimaera; The Wayside; The Minotaur; The Pygmies; The Dragon’s Teeth; Circe’s Palace; The Pomegranate Seeds; and The Golden Fleece.

This book is wonderfully illustrated w/ 12 full-page illustrations in Art Nouveau style by one of the greatest Art Nouveau illustrator during that period, Hebert Granville Fell.

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