1890 Scarce Victorian Book - The Horses of the Sun, Their Mystery and Their Mission by James Crowther.
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Author: James Crowther.
Title: The Horses of the Sun, Their Mystery and Their Mission.
Publisher: London, The Sunday School Union, no date (1890). First Edition.
Language: Text in English
Size: 7.5" X 5".
Pages: 280 pages + publisher's catalog.
Binding: Attractive and very good original Victorian decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown, spine slightly sunned - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare foxing and staining, Sunday School Prize bookplate on first endpaper dated 1891 - as shown).
Illustrations: Profusely illustrated.
Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).
The book: A popularly written story of the myths and marvels of the sun. Sun-worship in early human history, with the allegory of Phaeton«e Light of the World. Include Sun Worship on St. Johns Day, The Sun God, Fire Worship, The Feast of Tammuz, The Druids Fire, The Relation of Romanism to Paganism, Truth Behind the Cloud in Pagan Writings, Phosphorescence in the Sea, The Glowworm, Light in Plants, Spectrum Analysis, Sirius, Sun Marvels, Binary Stars, Night and Morning, etc.
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