Publisher, Macmillan & Co, 1911-1923
Hardbound, 12 volumes, no dust-jacket
Condition, Used – Good, bound in dark green book cloth, gilt lettered spines covers bright. Decorative gilt design to cover (mistletoe). Untrimmed edges as issued. No owner name or internal markings. Tight and clean. Foxing to end-papers. Minor wear. A very neat set.
A wide-ranging, comparative study of mythology and religion, written by the Scottish anthropologist Sir James George Frazer. first published in two volumes in 1890 and in twelve volumes in the third edition, 1906–15. The influence of The Golden Bough on contemporary European literature and thought was substantial.