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THE MYTHS. A SHORT HISTORY OF MYTH. THE PENELOPIAD. WEIGHT.: Armstrong, Karen and Margaret Atwood, ...

THE MYTHS. A SHORT HISTORY OF MYTH. THE PENELOPIAD. WEIGHT.

Armstrong, Karen and Margaret Atwood, Jeanette Winterson and Philip Pullman

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ISBN 10: 184195733X / ISBN 13: 9781841957333
Published by Canongate, Edinburgh, 2005
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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First edition, first printings. Three volume boxed set containing Armstrong's A Short History of Myth, Atwood's The Penelopiad, Wintertson's Weight and Pullman's original essay "A Word or Two about Myth." Each signed by the author. One of 1500 numbered boxed sets. Set #1196. Slipcase with illustrated lable. Fine condition in a Fine slipcase in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap. The three books in this set constitute the first three titles in Canongate's Myths series. Bookseller Inventory # 80918

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Title: THE MYTHS. A SHORT HISTORY OF MYTH. THE ...

Publisher: Canongate, Edinburgh

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Signed: Signed by Authors

Edition: 1st Edition

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"The Myths" is a new series already hailed as "The most ambitious simultaneous worldwide publication ever undertaken" - "The Times". Each book in the series is a retelling of a myth, by an internationally renowned author. The first 3 titles to be published in the series are by Margaret Atwood ("The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus"), Jeanette Winterson ("Weight: The Myth of Atlas and Heracles"), and Karen Armstrong ("A Short History of Myth"). This limited run boxset includes signed hardback editions of each title, plus an exclusive introductory note to the series, "A Word or 2 About Myths", by Philip Pullman (also signed). Set to run for many years to come (the 100th myth in this series will be published in 2038), this boxset is an essential collector's item or a sumptuous gift.

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