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Thomas Bulfinch

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Thomas Bulfinch was born on July 15, 1796, in Newton, Massachusetts. He was descended from a distinguished New England family; his grandfather was a well-known surgeon, and his father, Charles Bulfinch, was one of the foremost architects of his day, responsible for many Boston monuments, including the State House on Beacon Hill, as well as being an important public official and city planner. Thomas, who was one of eleven children, pursued a more sheltered career. He received the education of a member of the Boston elite--Boston Latin, Phillips Exeter, Harvard (where his classmates included the historian William Prescott)--but after he graduated... Read More

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Bulfinch's Mythology

Written by Thomas Bulfinch
Foreword by Alberto Manguel


Format: Trade Paperback, 888 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: August 11, 1998
Price: $19.95

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.

The stories are divided into three sections: The Age... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a paperback.

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Bulfinch's Mythology

Written by Thomas Bulfinch


Format: Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Laurel
On Sale: May 15, 1959
Price: $7.99

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.

The stories are divided into three sections: The Age... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Bulfinch's Mythology

Written by Thomas Bulfinch


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 11, 1999
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a paperback and a trade paperback.
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