Troy: Our Greatest Story Retold :: Stephen Fry soon to be presented for sale on the wonderful BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Michael Joseph, 2020, Hardback.
Signed by the author, without dedication, on the duplicate (exclusively signed) page without provenance but with the delightful Topping & Company promotional wraparound present. Includes: List of characters; Colour plates; Maps (1); Genealogical tables; Photographic lining papers;
From the cover: The story of Troy speaks to all of us the kidnapping of Helen, a queen celebrated for her beauty, sees the Greeks launch a thousand ships against that great city, to which they will lay siege for ten whole and very bloody years.
It is Zeus, the king of the gods, who triggers war when he asks the Trojan prince Paris to…
Illustrated Black boards with White titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 393 pages. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I draw your attention to more books in my Mythology catalogue?