ILLUSTRATIONS FOR A NEW EDITION OF THE WORLD-RENOWNED CLASSIC BY EDITH HAMILTON.

First published by Little, Brown and Company, 1942.  Reissued, March 2013.

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Forty eight wood engravings: twenty five chapter heads and twenty three full page illustrations.

 

A selection of the preliminary pencil sketches:

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Some finished engravings:

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Prometheus and Io

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Psyche

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Zeus

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Pyramus and Thisbe

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Theseus in the Labyrinth

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Death of Achilles

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Medusa

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Aeneas escaping Cyclops

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Cadmus and the Dragon

 

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Norse Myths

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Mount Olympus

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Pandora's Box

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The Rape of Persephone

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Cupid and Psyche

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Minotaur

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Bellerophon and Chimaera

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Hercules and Cerberus

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Harpies

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The Judgement of Paris

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Perseus and Medusa