1911 First Edition bound by Morrell - Myths & Legends of the CELTIC Race by Thomas William Hazen Rolleston. Illustrated.
Author: Thomas William Hazen Rolleston. Stephen Reid, illustrator.
Title: Myths & Legends of the CELTIC Race. With sixty-four full-page illustrations.
Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Company, 1911. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 9 " X 6 ".
Pages: xv-456 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine half morocco leather binding finely bound by Morrell binder in London (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Upper edge gilt
Content: Very good content (bright, clean and tight, rare light foxing - as shown, name of previous owners and piece of paper pasted on one name to hide it on the first blank page - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the sixty-four beautiful full-page illustrations by Stephen Reid.
The book: Very nice and rare First edition of the Myths & Legends of the CELTIC Race. With sixty-four full-page illustrations. Rare in such a beautiful Morrell binding!
The author: Thomas William Hazen Rolleston (1 May 1857 – 5 December 1920) was an Irish writer, literary figure and translator, known as a poet but publishing over a wide range of literary and political topics. He lived at various times in Killiney in South Dublin, Germany, London and County Wicklow; settling finally in 1908 in Hampstead, London, where he died. His Killiney home, called Secrora, subsequently became the home of tennis player Joshua Pim.
The illustrator: Stephen Reid (1873–1948) was a Scottish illustrator and painter who specialized in Georgian settings and costume pieces.
Born in Aberdeen, he was educated at Gray's School of Art and the Royal Scottish Academy. He was elected to the Royal Society of British Artists at the age of 33. His early work was influenced by Edwin Austin Abbey.
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1911 First Edition bound by Morrell - Myths & Legends of the CELTIC Race by Thomas William Hazen Rolleston. Illustrated. Price List