The Illustrated Bulfinch's Mythology: In Three Volumes

 
9780028620633: The Illustrated Bulfinch's Mythology: In Three Volumes

Here are the world's most-loved stories, in a dynamic visual tour de force for today's readers. Each timeless myth is superbly presented in story form and enhanced with original art work by world-renowned artist Giovanni Caselli. Though Bulfinch's has been heralded for more than a century, it has never been published in so beautiful and accessible a format. Evocative four-color illustrations, many full-page, bring to life key events and characters of these universal tales and sagas from the Greek and Roman pantheon of gods to the heroes of the Crusades, from the exploits of Robin Hood to the feats of Richard the Lionheart. As enjoyable now as when Bulfinch first assembled them, these selections come from a variety of works Ovid's classic Metamorphoses, Egyptian myths, Eastern mythology, and Hindu, Norse, and Celtic sources. Together they form a remarkable tapestry of human endeavor: dreams, illusions, adventures, loves lost and loves found. In this handsome series, they speak to us afresh, across the ages, vivified through Caselli's inspired art. Original footnotes, indexes, and prefaces make this series not only entertaining, but completely authoritative as well.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

This book is in Electronic Paperback Format. If you view this book on any of the computer systems below, it will look like a book. Simple to run, no program to install. Just put the CD in your CDROM drive and start reading. The simple easy to use interface is child tested at pre-school levels.

Windows 3.11, Windows/95, Windows/98, OS/2 and MacIntosh and Linux with Windows Emulation.

Includes Quiet Vision's Dynamic Index. the abilty to build a index for any set of characters or words.

From the Author:

Please be aware that there are many editions of this book. The original text dates to 1855. The only volume with which I have been involved--and which, naturally, I consider the best--is the 1991 HarperCollins hardback for which I provided a long introduction and scholarly notes. Apparently many reviewers on this site have been sold inferior editions by earlier editors, still circulating.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Bulfinch, Thomas
Published by MacMillan Publishing Company (1997)
ISBN 10: 0028620631 ISBN 13: 9780028620633
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description MacMillan Publishing Company, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110028620631

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
53.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 15.37
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Thomas Bulfinch
Published by MacMillan Publishing Company (1997)
ISBN 10: 0028620631 ISBN 13: 9780028620633
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description MacMillan Publishing Company, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0028620631

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
82.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.08
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Thomas Bulfinch, Giovanni Caselli (Illustrator)
Published by MacMillan Publishing Company (1997)
ISBN 10: 0028620631 ISBN 13: 9780028620633
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description MacMillan Publishing Company, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028620631

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
87.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 10.77
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds