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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Barnes & Noble
Publication date April 1, 2006
Pages 928
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781593082734
ISBN-10 1593082738
Dimensions 2 by 5.25 by 8 in.
Weight 1.70 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $13.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: &&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RBulfinch's Mythology&&L/I&&R, by &&LB&&RThomas Bulfinch&&L/B&&R, is part of the &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R&&LI&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R: &&LDIV&&R
  • New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars
  • Biographies of the authors
  • Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events
  • Footnotes and endnotes
  • Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work
  • Comments by other famous authors
  • Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations
  • Bibliographies for further reading
  • Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate
All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influences―biographical, historical, and literary―to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&ROne of the leading popularizers of classical learning in the nineteenth century, &&LSTRONG&&RThomas Bulfinch&&L/B&&R made the myths and legends of the ancient and medieval world available to American audiences through his three decisive works, &&LI&&RThe Age of Fable&&L/I&&R, &&LI&&RThe Age of Chivalry&&L/I&&R, and &&LI&&RLegends of Charlemagne&&L/I&&R, collectively published and widely known as &&LI&&RBulfinch’s Mythology&&L/I&&R.  &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&RA banking clerk by day, Bulfinch spent his nights skillfully weaving often disparate versions of classical and medieval mythology into a coherent whole. The thoroughness with which he combed through his sources made his mythological books standard reference guides for many years, while the vigor of his storytelling enthralled generations of readers. Written to “teach mythology not as a study but as a relaxation from study,” these timeless volumes span the ages: &&LI&&RThe Age Of Fable&&L/I&&R describes the gods and goddesses of Greece and Rome, as well as the mythology of the Germanic tribes, England, and the Near East; &&LI&&RThe Age of Chivalry&&L/I&&R tells the story of King Arthur and his court, Lancelot and Guinevere, and the death of Arthur; and &&LI&&RLegends of Charlemagne&&L/I&&R gives a thrilling account of the reign of the first great French emperor, his wars, and his conquests.&&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R &&L/DIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LSTRONG&&RCharles Martin&&L/B&&R&&L/B&&R is a poet and translator. His verse translation of Ovid’s &&LI&&RMetamorphoses&&L/I&&R was published in 2003 by W. W. Norton and received the Harold Morton Landon Award from the Academy of American Poets for 2004. His most recent book of poems, &&LI&&RStarting from Sleep: New and Selected Poems&&L/I&&R, published in 2002 by the Sewanee Writers’ Series/The Overlook Press, was a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Award of the Academy of American Poets.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R

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Hardcover
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With Stephanie Lynn Budin, Ph. D. (other contributor) | from Canterbury Classics (October 14, 2014); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781626861695 | details & prices | 686 pages | 7.00 × 9.00 × 1.75 in. | 2.35 lbs | List price $24.99
About: Legendary tales of myth and romance written so everyone can enjoy the stories!
from Indypublish.Com (July 30, 2008); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781437829532 | details & prices | 464 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.82 lbs | List price $25.99
from Indypublish.Com (July 30, 2008); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781437829594 | details & prices | 296 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $23.99
from Indypublish.Com (February 1, 2003); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781404343283 | details & prices | 384 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $45.99
from Indypublish.Com (February 1, 2003); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781404343269 | details & prices | 488 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.50 in. | 2.00 lbs | List price $47.99
Cdr/bklt edition from Quiet Vision Pub (July 1, 1999); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781891595653 | details & prices | 5.25 × 7.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.25 lbs | List price $19.99
About: Thomas Bulfinch (1796-1867) was the son of Charles Bulfinch, the architect of the Capitol building in Washington, DC.
Reprint edition from Gramercy (August 1, 1987); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9780517274156 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 2.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 2.80 lbs | List price $14.99
About: This extensive collection of classical Greek and Roman, Eastern, and Norse mythology, and early European legends includes a mythological dictionary-index
Paperback
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from Createspace Independent Pub (May 20, 2015); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781512300857 | details & prices | 320 pages | 8.75 × 11.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $12.99
About: If no other knowledge deserves to be called useful but that which helps to enlarge our possessions or to raise our station in society, then Mythology has no claim to the appellation.
from Createspace Independent Pub (December 13, 2013); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781494443450 | details & prices | 562 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.27 in. | List price $25.90
from Createspace Independent Pub (July 1, 2013); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781490591582 | details & prices | 394 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.89 in. | 1.47 lbs | List price $15.99
About: If no other knowledge deserves to be called useful but that which helps to enlarge our possessions or to raise our station in society, then Mythology has no claim to the appellation.
from Createspace Independent Pub (May 8, 2013); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781484905807 | details & prices | 394 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $15.99
from Createspace Independent Pub (December 10, 2012); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781481221665 | details & prices | 694 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.74 in. | List price $24.95
About: Bulfinch's Mythology
from Dodo Pr (January 31, 2009); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781409950103 | details & prices | 296 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.00 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $23.99
About: Thomas Bulfinch (1796-1867) was an American writer.
from Indypublish.Com (July 30, 2008); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781437829372 | details & prices | 464 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.58 lbs | List price $19.99
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The price comparison is for this edition
With Charles Martin | from Barnes & Noble (April 1, 2006); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781593082734 | details & prices | 928 pages | 5.25 × 8.00 × 2.00 in. | 1.70 lbs | List price $13.95
About: &&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RBulfinch's Mythology&&L/I&&R, by &&LB&&RThomas Bulfinch&&L/B&&R, is part of the &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R&&LI&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.
from Kessinger Pub Co (June 30, 2004); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781419111099 | details & prices | 600 pages | 8.25 × 11.00 × 1.25 in. | 3.02 lbs | List price $44.95
About: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
from Indypublish.Com (February 1, 2003); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781404343290 | details & prices | 384 pages | List price $39.99
from Indypublish.Com (February 1, 2003); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9781404343276 | details & prices | 488 pages | List price $41.99
Reprint edition from Modern Library (August 1, 1998); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9780375751479 | details & prices | 862 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.75 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $19.95
About: For almost a century and a half, Bulfinch's Mythology has been the text by which the great tales of the gods and goddesses, Greek and Roman antiquity; Scandinavian, Celtic, and Oriental fables and myths; and the age of chivalry have been known.
Rei abr edition from Laurel Leaf (January 1, 1990); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9780440308454 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.50 lbs | List price $7.99
About: Familiar Greek, Roman, and Germanic myths as well as legends about King Arthur, Charlemagne, and their knights are retold
from New Amer Library (August 1, 1962); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
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About: The retelling of tales from the chivalric romances reveals the medieval Europe of Arthurian legend, Welsh folklore, and Italian poetry
Cassette/Spoken Word
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Unabridged edition from Modern Library (March 1, 1994); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9780679432111 | details & prices | 4.50 × 7.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $14.50
About: Tomas Bulfinch's wonderful and accessible retelling of the myths of classical antiquity and the fables of the age of chivalry has been renowned for almost 150 years as a rich panorama of gods, goddesses, and heroes, of crusading knights in the Holy Land and outlaw archers in Sherwood Forest.
from Cassette Works Audio (April 1, 1985); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9780899261737 | details & prices | 5.00 × 6.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $12.95
About: Bulfinch's Mythology is a collection of the works of Thomas Bulfinch.
Prebinding
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from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9780808501183 | details & prices | 4.25 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $18.40
About: Familiar Greek, Roman, and Germanic myths as well as legends about King Arthur, Charlemagne, and their knights are retold
from Turtleback Books (August 11, 1998); titled "Bulfinch's Mythology"
9780613997447 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.75 in. | 1.78 lbs | List price $30.60

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