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- Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 16.95
From the serpentine "Champie" of Lake Champlain to the venerable "Nessie" of Loch Ness, extraordinary-and un-explained-creatures of the deep have been reported in sightings throughout the twentieth century. Now, two of the world's leading cryptozoological investigators provide a globetrotting field guide to when, where, and what kind of mysterious... more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00
"Strong storytelling and new takes on a beloved fantasy topic result in a welcome addition to the literature of dragons." ( Library Journal ) Whether portrayed as fire-breathing reptilian beasts or as noble creatures of power and grace, dragons have been found in nearly every culture's mythology. Now, in The Dragon Book , today's greatest fantasists... more...
- Findhorn Press 2008; US$ 8.99
Ancient myths and legends are explained from a higher spiritual perspective in this guide to the amazing energetic beings known as unicorns. Whether aspiring to help the world at large or simply improve a small corner of it, enlightenment seekers can use the meditations, rituals, and ceremonies featured in the book to unleash the great abilities of... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2006; US$ 28.00
Half-man half-myth, the werewolf has over the years infiltrated popular culture in many strange and varied shapes, from Gothic horror to the 'body horror' films of the 1980s and today?s graphic novels. Yet despite enormous critical interest in myths and in monsters, from vampires to cyborgs, the figure of the werewolf has been strangely overlooked.... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
?Lavers keeps his intellectual detective story passionate and suspenseful.? ? Washington Post Book World From Biblical stories about virgins to adventures with Harry Potter, unicorns have enchanted people for millennia. In the endlessly fascinating The Natural History of Unicorns, author Chris Lavers ingeniously traces the legend... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 26.99
A tribute to dragonkind 120 dragons with advice and inspiration from 49 international artists From fire-breathing to friendly, dragons pretty much rule the fantasy world. Dedicated to the coolest of mythological beasts, DragonWorld is a showcase of some of today?s best, most imaginative dragon art. Some stick to the popular notion of what... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 14.95
From the seas of antiquity to the city streets of today, A Mermaid's Tale explores the myth and meanings of the mermaid. Beginning with Melusina, the bathing mermaid par excellence, Amanda Adams goes on to describe the seductive sirens and their honeyed songs, the powerful Arctic sea goddess Sedna, and the long-haired rusalki or Russian lore,... more...
- University of California Press 2003; US$ 89.95
A Chinese Bestiary presents a fascinating pageant of mythical creatures from a unique and enduring cosmography written in ancient China. The Guideways through Mountains and Seas, compiled between the fourth and first centuries b.c.e., contains descriptions of hundreds of fantastic denizens of mountains, rivers, islands, and seas, along with minerals,... more...