Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne

by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Illustrated by Virginia Sterrett

This book is offered in conjunction with the Peabody Essex Museum's exhibition The Creative Legacy of Nathaniel Hawthorne: Selections from the Phillips Library Collection on view through March 29, 2020. Nathaniel Hawthorne is integral to Salem’s rich history, and PEM’s Phillips Library collection includes over 3,000 individual volumes by the author. 

One of 19th-century America's greatest authors recounts timeless tales from Greek mythology in this grand hardcover facsimile.  Hawthorne's evocative interpretations of stories about Theseus and the Minotaur, Circe the enchantress, Proserpine's abduction into the underworld, Jason's quest for the Golden Fleece, and other ancient legends are graced by 24 color and black-and-white illustrations.


    Paperback, 304 pages

    5.5 x 8 inches

    Dover Publications, 2012

    ISBN: 9781606600269

    Ages: 9+


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