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The earthly paradise
William Morris
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The earthly paradise
a poem
3rd ed.
by William Morris

Published 1868 by F.S. Ellis in London .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Pts. 1-2. An apology. Prologue: The wanderers. The author to the reader. March: Atalanta's race. The man born to be king. April: The doom of King Acrisius. The proud king. May: The story of Cupid and psyche. Juen: The love of Alcestis. The lady of the land. July: The son of Croesus. The watching of the Falcon. August: Pygmalion and the image. Ogier the dane.
Pt. 3. September: The death of Paris. The land east of the sun and west of the moon. October: the story of accontius and Cydippe. The who never laughed again. November: The story of Rhodope. The lovers of Gudrun.
Pt. 4. December: The golden apples. The fostering of Aslang. January: Bellerophon at Argos. The ring given to Venus. Epilogue. l'envoi.

Edition Notes

3rd ed refers to vol. 1-2.

A series of twenty-four tales, two for each month of the year, twelve from medieval Latin, French, and Icelandic originals.

At the end part IV there is a revised title-page and spine label for the first volume, with "parts I. & II." and "I. & II." added, respectively; the imprint date on the revised title-page is 1870.

*jsh / recon - 20080310

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4 pts. in 3 v. ;

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