Title: SEA ENCHANTRESS: TALE OF THE MERMAID AND HER KIN
Author: Gwen Benwell and Arthur Waugh
Publisher: Citadel PressCity: New YorkYear: 1965 (First American Edition)Binding Style: Hardcover
Book Details + Condition: First American edition from 1965 of SEA ENCHANTRESS: TALE OF THE MERMAID AND HER KIN, by Gwen Benwell and Arthur Waugh. A fascinating study of the mermaid lore and myth, providing detailed accounts of mermaids from the ancient world and various cultures. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Content includes: Origin Myth or Mammal?; In the Ancient World; In Classical Times; In the Early Christian Era; The Mermaid In Church; In The Folklore of the British Isles, England, Scotland, Wales; In Folklore Overseas; In Heraldry Sign, Map, Coinage; and much more. In very good condition: only minor shelfwear; one bumped and rubbed corner; interior is clean and free of markings; original pictorial dust jacket shows minor wear, at corners and spine ends, and has been price clipped.