Myths Every Child Should Know (page 1/2)

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[picture: Front Cover, Myths Every Child Should Know]

Pictures from Myths Every child Should Know edited by Hamilton Wright Mabie and illustrated and decorated by Mary Hamilton Frye. My copy is dated 1922, but says clearly Copyright 1905, 1914 by Doubleday, Page & Company. It was printed in the USA and I think is in the public domain.

There is a Project Gutenberg text version of another edition of this book, but it is not the same.

Title: Myths Every Child Should Know

Author: Mabie, Hamilton Wright (Ed.)

Published by: Doubleday

City: Garden City, NY

Date: 1914

Total items: 8

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Behold it then! cried Perseus]

Behold it then! cried Perseus

“Behold it then!” cried Perseus, in a voice like the blast of a trumpet. [more...] [$]

[picture: The Gorgon's Head]

The Gorgon’s Head

A silhouette of Perseus with shield and sword, and with winged sandals on his feet. This is a Chapter-head illustration for “The Gorgon’s Head.” [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover, Myths Every Child Should Know]

Front Cover, Myths Every Child Should Know

The front cover shows King Midas, an illustration that also occurs in the book itself. [$]

[picture: The Golden Touch]

The Golden Touch

Chapter-head illustration for “The Golden Touch,” the story of King Midas. [more...] [$]

[picture: Frontispiece: ``Yes, there he sat, on the back of the winged horse!'']

Frontispiece: “Yes, there he sat, on the back of the winged horse!”

“At length—not that he was weary, but only idle and luxurious—Pegasus folded his wings, and lay down on the soft green turf. But, being too full of aërial life to remain quiet for many moments together, he soon rolled over on his back, with his four slender legs in the air. It was beautiful to see him, this one solitary creature, whose mate had [...] [more...] [$]


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Pictures from Myths Every child Should Know edited by Hamilton Wright Mabie and illustrated and decorated by Mary Hamilton Frye. My copy is dated 1922, but says clearly Copyright 1905, 1914 by Doubleday, Page & Company. It was printed in the USA and I think is in the public domain.

There is a Project Gutenberg text version of another edition of this book, but it is not the same.


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