Letters on Literature

London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1889. Binding: contemporary full light brown calf, title in gilt on red morocco label on decorative flat gilt spine, upper and lower boards with decorative gilt ruling, top edges in gilt, marbled upper and lower endpapers., Notes: Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him. Lang was one of the founders of the study of "Psychical Research," and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897), Magic and Religion (1901) and The Secret of the Totem (1905). He was a Homeric scholar of conservative views. Other works include Homer and the Epic (1893); a prose translation of The Homeric Hymns (1899), with literary and mythological essays in which he draws parallels between Greek myths and other mythologies; and Homer and his Age (1906)., Size: 8vo., , Provenance: Ex-Libris of Leila Howard Codman. , Category: Book Literature. A near fine example in full contemporary leather. Item #B6432

Binding: contemporary full light brown calf, title in gilt on red morocco label on decorative flat gilt spine, upper and lower boards with decorative gilt ruling, top edges in gilt, marbled upper and lower endpapers., Notes: Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He is best known as a collector of folk and fairy tales. The Andrew Lang lectures at the University of St Andrews are named after him. Lang was one of the founders of the study of "Psychical Research," and his other writings on anthropology include The Book of Dreams and Ghosts (1897), Magic and Religion (1901) and The Secret of the Totem (1905). He was a Homeric scholar of conservative views. Other works include Homer and the Epic (1893); a prose translation of The Homeric Hymns (1899), with literary and mythological essays in which he draws parallels between Greek myths and other mythologies; and Homer and his Age (1906)., Size: 8vo., , Provenance: Ex-Libris of Leila Howard Codman. , Category: Book Literature.

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