By Felix Guirand
The following, in all their ask yourself and elegance, are the Mythologies of Mankind.. from pre-biblical Egypt and pre-Homeric Greece to the farthest researches of Africa, the Orient, the Pacific and the Americas.. all accumulated into one substantial quantity of extraordinary scope and sweetness, and illustrated with an incomparable scope and sweetness, and illustrated with an incomparable assemblage of genuine work, sculpture, symbols, idols, ritual and sacrificial items, many infrequently obvious via smooth Western eyes.
This huge paintings is the 1st whole encyclopedia of worldwide anthology. initially released in France via the recognized condo of Larousse, it includes after all all of the well-loved myths of Classical Antiquity. yet greater than part the publication is dedicated to the unusual and strange mythologies of civilizations...from Peru to Persia, from Tahiti to Togoland.
Nearly six hundred Illustrations