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Gresham; Myths and Legends series, A. R. Hope Moncrieff, Donald A. Mackenzie, Charles Squire; 8 Volumes.

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Myths and Legends series, A. R. Hope Moncrieff, Donald A. Mackenzie, Charles Squire; 8 Volumes.

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Published by The Gresham Publishing Company, London. Undated but these books were published between 1912 and 1917. 8 Volumes. These volumes are from the earlier Art Nouveau style binding of the book.

A very good set of attractive volumes in Gresham's Myths and Legends series.

Each hardback volume in green buckram with gilt titles and printed front and spine.

Overall very good with text generally nice and clean with the books containing beautiful plates. Binding is sound.

Although none of the books in this series ever contained printing dates, the believed dates of each are as listed below in this list of what this set comprises (see photos for further explanation of condition):

1. Charles Squire, Celtic Myth and Legend: Poetry and Romance (1912). Gilt top edge. Some darkening to top of text block. Some staining to rear edge of cover.

2. A. R. Hope Moncrieff, Classic Myth and Legend (1912). Gilt top edge. Some darkening to top of text block. 

3. Donald A. Mackenzie, Teutonic Myth and Legend (1912). Gilt top edge. Some darkening to top of text block.  

4. A. R. Hope Moncrieff, Romance and Legend of Chivalry (1913). Gilt top edge. Some darkening to top of text block. Some staining to rear cover.

5. Donald A. Mackenzie, Egyptian Myth and Legend (1913). Gilt top edge. Some darkening to top of text block.  
 

6. Donald A. Mackenzie, Indian Myth and Legend (1913). Gilt top edge. Some darkening to top of text block.  
 

7. Donald A. Mackenzie, Myths of Babylonia and Assyria (1915).  Gilt top edge. Some darkening to top of text block.  

8. Donald A. Mackenzie, Myths of Crete and pre-Hellenic Europe (1917). Plain top edge. Some darkening to top of text block. Some staining to rear edge of cover. No gilt to front cover as issued.

Weight: Each volume approximately 1kg+ unpacked.

Dimensions:

Each volume approximately 220mm high x 153mm wide x 54mm deep.