Asiatic Mythology: A Detailed Description and Explanation of the Mythologies of All the Great Nations of Asia


Moss green buckram, lettered in gilt. Mildly sunned along spine panel and over portions of both covers, with a few minor surface marks to cover cloth. Text block edges somewhat toned by age. Firm binding, clean and unmarked interior. First American edition, from British plates. 460 pp., copiously illustrated w/ 15 color plates, 354 other illus. A highly influential publication on its initial release, the gold-standard on Eastern mythology until the work of Joseph Campbell and others supplanted it.

Title: Asiatic Mythology: A Detailed Description and Explanation of the Mythologies of All the Great Nations of Asia

Author Name: Hackin, J., Clement Huart, Raymonde Linossier, H. de Wilman-Grabowska, Charles-Henri Marchal, Henri Maspero, Serge Eliseev; Paul-Louis Couchoud (intro.); F. M. Atkinson (transl.)

Categories: Myth, Religion & Folklore, Asia, India, Africa, Far East & Australia,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: New York, Thomas Y. Crowell Co.: 1932

ISBN Number: B001MSGGR0

Binding: Buckram

Book Condition: VG+

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Seller ID: 041695