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Gilgamesh : Man's First Story

By: Bryson, Bernarda

Price: $45.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036970

Condition: Very Good


112 pp, brown boards w/gilt lettering, black endpapers, dj brown-grey-blu-red w/color wraparound illustration. The story was first written down in Sumerian cuneiform and is the story of Gilgamesh, wdhich tells of a great flood and of one man, befriended by the gods, who survived by building an ark. In the feats of Gilgamesh and his companion, Enkidu, a monster who turns into a gentle man who loves and respects the King, are found the sources of the great mythological heroes, Hercules, Jason, and Theseus. dj bottom corner of the front flap clipped, light foxing on the edges. View more info