1910 Myths Legends Ancient Gods Occult Pagan Magic Dragons Druids Demons Fairies

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Seller: isfive (4,462) 100%, Location: West Hartford, Connecticut, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 183608891060 ca.1910Myth and Legend in Literature and Art Six volume set:· I. A. R. Hope Moncrieff: Classic Myth and Legend. With Illustrations in Colour & Monochrome from famous Paintings & Statuary. · II. Charles Squire: Celtic Myth & Legend, Poetry and Romance. With Illustrations in Colour (by E. Wallcousins) & Monochrome after Paintings by J. H. F. Bacon & other Artists. · III. Donald A. Mackenzie: Indian Myth and Legend. With Illustrations in Colour by Warwick Goble and numerous monochrome Plates. · IV. Donald A. Mackenzie: Egyptian Myth and Legend - With Historical Narrative Notes on Race Problems, Comparative Beliefs etc. (Color plates by Maurice Greiffenhagen and others as well as many monochrome plates).· V. A. R. Hope Moncrieff: Romance & Legend of Chivalry. With Illustrations in Colour & Monochrome from Drawings and Famous Paintings.· VI. Donald A. Mackenzie: Teutonic Myth and Legend - An Introduction to the Eddas & Sagas, Beowulf, The Nibelungenlied, etc. (Color plates by J. Doyle Penrose, R.H.A. and E. Wallcousins as well as many monochrome plates). Publisher:London: The Gresham Publishing Company, no date, circa 1910. Details:First Edition - no statement of edition - no additional printings indicated.Six Volumes. Books measure about 8.5 x 5.5 inches.Original decorative cloth publisher's bindings in Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts style. Green cloth with elaborate dark green and embossed gold gilt stamping.Textblocks top edge gilt.Heavy green endpapers.Profusely illustrated with color plates as well as monochrome pictures and photographs.Vignette title page and frontispiece to each volume. Each volume is indexed.2,668 total pages. Many obscure sagas, legends, myths, and essays on mythology and paganism, including:The Interest and Importance of Celtic Mythology / The Sources of our Knowledge of the Celtic Mythology / Who were the "Ancient Britons?" / The Religion of the Ancient Britons and Druidism / The Gaelic Gods and their Stories / The Gods of the Gaels / The Gaelic Argonauts / Some Gaelic Love Stories / The British Gods and their Stories / The Gods of the Britons / The Wooing of Branwen and the Beheading of Bran / The War of Enchantments / The Victories of Light over Darkness / The Mythological "Coming of Arthur" / The Gods as King Arthur's Knights / The Decline and Fall of the Gods / Survival of the Celtic Paganism into modern times etc. / Indra, King of the Gods / Demons and Giants and Fairies / Mysteries of Creation, the world's ages and Soul Wandering / New Faiths - Vishnu Religion / Buddhism / Jainism / Divinities of the Epic Period / Social and Religious Developments of the Vedic Ages / The Battle of the Eighteen Days / Atonement and the Ascent to Heaven / Story of Rama: How Sita was won etc. / Arthur and the Round Table / Romances of Charlemagne / Romances of the Peninsula / Sir Gawayne and the Green Knight / Sir Lanwal / The Forbidden Island / The Dragon of Rhodes / etc. / The Tragedy of Osiris / The City of the Elf God / The Religion of the Stone Workers / The Great Pyramid Kings / Myths and Lays of the Middle Kingdom / Creation Legend of Sun Worshipers / Joseph and the Exodus / Amon, The God of Empire / Changes in Religious and Social Life / The Empire of Ramses and the Homeric Age / Egypt and the Hebrew Monarchy / The Deeds of Odin / How Evil entered Asgard / Fall of Asgard / Thor's Great Fishing / The Binding of Loke / The Coming of Beowulf / Conflict with Demons / The Traditional Hamlet / Hamlet's Storm - Mill / Land of the Not-Dead and many Marvels / The Doom of the Volsungs / Sigurd and the Dragon Slayer / The Last of the Volsungs / Siegfried and the Nibelungs / The Nibelungen Tragedy / The Land of Giants / Dietrich in Exile / The Growth of Myths / Theogony and Cosmogony / The Pantheon / Demigods and Heroes / The Minister of Doom / Arachne / Meleager and Atalanta / Hercules / Alcestis / Pygmalion and Galatea / Midas / Orpheus and Eurydice / The Argonauts / Jason's Youth / The Winning of the Fleece / The Tale of Troy / Hero and Leander / The Treasury of Rhampsinitus. Condition: Very Good +.Covers are crisp, clean and bright. Few minor slight scuffs and bumps. Foxing to outer edge of textblocks.Internals are also generally crisp, clean and bright. "Egypt" volume has no tissue guard for the frontispiece (possibly issued this way). "Teutonic" volume has some creases and darkening to the very edge of the frontispiece. Foxing to some pages of "Celtic" volume. No writing or marking. Keywords:Celtic History · Celtic Lore · Celtic Mythology · Druiden · Druidism · Druids · Edda · Folklore · Folk History · Jugendstil · Jugendstilbindung · Jugendstileinband · Legende · Legenden · Legends · Mythologie · Mythology · Nibelung · Nibelungen · Nibelungenlied · Norse Mythology · Occult · Pre-Raphaelite · Pre-Raphaelites · Saga · Sage · Sagen · Siegfried Binding: Fine Binding, Subject: Literature & Fiction, Topic: Folklore, Mythology, Year Printed: 1910, Original/Facsimile: Original, Printing Year: 1910, Special Attributes: Publisher's Binding, Illustrator: Warwick Goble /Maurice Greiffenhagen /Wallcousins, Author: A. R. Hope Moncrieff/ Donald A. Mackenzie/ Squire, Title: Myth and Legend in Literature and Art

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