Hawthorne's Wonder Book

Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne

HAWTHORNE, Nathaniel / RACKHAM, Arthur

RACKHAM, Arthur Hawthorne's Wonder Book Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Hodder and Stoughton, 1922.

First edition. Red cloth with spine lettering in gilt, titles to upper cover in blind and vignette in gilt. Top edge blue. Pictorial endpapers showing a scene in silhouette. Pictorial dustwrapper Sixteen full colour illustrations by Rackham, mounted and protected by captioned tissue guards and 8 other colour illustrations printed onto the page. Also various line drawings. The illustrations to this book are a lovely accompaniment to Hawthorne's tales. A fine bright copy in a very good dustwrapper, which has a few nicks and closed tears to the top edge.

Hawthorne's retelling of Greek myths. Tales include: The Gorgon's Head; The Golden Touch; The Paradise of Children; The Three Golden Apples, The Miraculous Pitcher and The Chimaera. Gloriously illustrated by Rackham.

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