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Phantasmagoria: A Compendium of Monsters, Myths and Legends

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A Cornucopia..of Mythical Places,.. People, Beings and Beasts

Where does the boogeyman come from?

What creatures feast on faithful men?

How do you defeat a minotaur?

What really riles a dragon?

Where would you find real-life werewolves?

What happened to Atlantis?

From dragons, vampires, werewolves and fairies to flying carpets, lost cities and modern-day mysteries,

this delightful compendium of over 250 weird and wonderful legends, myths and monsters will entertain and astound anyone

Synopsis:

A superbly illustrated guide to the mysteries of myth, legend, and—gulp!—real life.

About the Author

Terry Breverton is the author of Brevertons Nautical Curiosities (Lyons Press) and numerous other books on subjects such as the sea and pirates. A five-time recipient of the Welsh Books Councils Book of the Month award, he has presented documentaries on the Discovery Channel and the History Channel. 

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ISBN:
9780762770236
Author:
Breverton, Terry
Publisher:
Lyons Press
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Subject:
Curiosities & Wonders
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 two-color illustrations
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.88 x 5.25 in

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