London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1910. Reprint of the 1903 edition. Signed in ink by Arthur Rackham on the half-title.
Small octavo (7 x 4 7/8 inches; 177 x 126 mm.). 96 pp. Publishers brown cloth over boards, front cover lettered in dark brown and with a duplicate of the color illustration facing page 12, pasted on. Spine lettered in dark brown.Four color plates and eight black and white drawings in the text. Light crease on rear blank endpaper, otherwise fine.
A collection of stories about five Greek Heroes: The Argonauts, The Prowess of Hercules, The Heraclidae, The Story of Perseus, and The Story of Theseus. Arthur Rackham's illustrations are a perfect match for the wonder and mystery that are woven through these famous legends.
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