Encyclopedia of Things That Never Were

Encyclopedia of Things That Never Were

Creatures, Places, and People

Book - 1998
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Hardcover sales of more than 70,000 copies have made the Encyclopedia of Things That Never Were a classic illustrated reference to myths and legends from all corners of the world. Here--culled from mythology, literature, and folk tales--is the mystical realm that has populated humanity's imagination for centuries. Over 400 entries, engagingly written and organized by type of entity, make this a complete source of information and a visual feast.Among the entries are: from "The Cosmos," Quetzalcoatl and Scorpio; from "The Ground and Underground," centaurs, elves, and unicorns; from "Wonderland," Atlantis and El Dorado; from "Magic, Science, and Invention," flying carpets and the Trojan horse; from "Water, Sky, and Air," Pegasus and Moby-Dick; and from "The Night," a host of shuddersome creatures from vampires to the golem. This is a wild and wondrous gift for any visionary.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Studio, 1998
ISBN: 9780140100082
0140100083
Branch Call Number: 398.356 PAGE
Characteristics: 240 p. : col. ill. ; 31 cm
Additional Contributors: Ingpen, Robert R.

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