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Mythical beasts / edited by John Cherry.

Contributor(s): Cherry, John, 1942- [editor]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: San Francisco : Pomegranate Artbooks in association with British Museum Press, [1995]Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0876546068Subject(s): Animals, MythicalDDC classification: 398.24/54 LOC classification: GR825 | .M89 1995
Contents:
Introduction - John Cherry. Dragons - Sheila R. Canby. Unicorns - John Cherry. Griffins - Peter Armour. Sphinxes - Henrietta McCall. Half-human creatures - Helen King. Glossary. Bibliography
Summary: 'Written by a group of scholars and illustrated throughout, this book draws on a wide variety of sources to illuminate the roles that mythical beasts have played in many different cultures, showing why they have retained their appeal through the ages.'
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-186) and index.

Introduction - John Cherry. Dragons - Sheila R. Canby. Unicorns - John Cherry. Griffins - Peter Armour. Sphinxes - Henrietta McCall. Half-human creatures - Helen King. Glossary. Bibliography

'Written by a group of scholars and illustrated throughout, this book draws on a wide variety of sources to illuminate the roles that mythical beasts have played in many different cultures, showing why they have retained their appeal through the ages.'

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