Wonder Tales of The Ancient World by James Baikie
Publication: 1915 A & C Black; London
With 12 full color illustrations produced by Constance Baikie, the work itself contains a retelling of stories which have survived from ancient times, particularly those from Egyptian literature. It is divided into three parts; Book 1: Tales of the Wizards - containing Tales of the Old Magicians, The Wizards of the Empire - Book 2: Tales of Travel and Adventure- containing The Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor and the Talking Serpent, The Doomed Prince- Book 3: Legend of the Gods- containing The Egyptian Gods, How Isis Stole The Great Nile, The Wanderings of Isis- etc.
Condition: publishers elaborately illustrated pictorial color boards, small puncture to spine barely noticeable, slight scuffing to back board, interior is clean with no markings, about as bright a copy as you will see, in Near Fine condition