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Encyclopedia of Things That Never Were: Creatures, Places, and People
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Studio
Publication date July 1, 1998
Pages 240
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780140100082
ISBN-10 0140100083
Dimensions 0.50 by 9 by 12.25 in.
Weight 2.20 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $22.95
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Summary
A comprehensive reference guide provides young readers with a detailed look at the many fantastical places, people and creatures discussed in today's world, including Avalon, Zeus, Atlantis, Moby Dick, the Trojan Horse, and more. Original. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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.

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Hardcover
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from Viking Pr (January 1, 1987)
9780670816071 | details & prices | 240 pages | 9.75 × 13.50 × 1.00 in. | 3.80 lbs | List price $30.00
About: Explores mythology, folklore, legends, literature, and fairy tales
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Studio (July 1, 1998)
9780140100082 | details & prices | 240 pages | 9.00 × 12.25 × 0.50 in. | 2.20 lbs | List price $22.95
About: Explores mythology, folklore, legends, literature, and fairy tales

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