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Mythical Creatures

Mythical Creatures

By (author) Lauren Bucca


Publishing 11th Jul 2023
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    • From dragons to unicorns: a miniature gift book on a perennially popular topic
    • Features artwork in a variety of media from around the world and throughout history
    • Organised by category of mythical being, with brief texts exploring the history of each
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    This miniature bestiary contains some 250 illustrations of more than 100 mythical beings: fire-breathing dragons, sinuous sea serpents, mischievous leprechauns, high-spirited unicorns, the lumbering Golem, fluttering fairies, and many other wondrous creatures drawn from global folklore and mythology. They are depicted in a wide variety of artistic media, from painting and sculpture to jewellery and ceramics, from ancient times to the present. An insightful text explores the history of these creatures and their cultural roles. All lovers of myth and fantasy will delight in this Tiny Folio.

    About the Author

    Lauren Bucca holds a master’s degree in medieval and Renaissance studies from the University of Durham. She is also the author of Queens: Women Who Ruled, from Ancient Egypt to Buckingham Palace.

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    Abbeville Press
    Publish date
    11th Jul 2023
    World excluding USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, Australia and New Zealand
    111 mm x 102 mm
    250 Pages
    250 color
    Name of series
    Tiny Folio
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