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Treasury Of Fantastic And Mythological Creatures

Author : Richard Huber
ISBN : 9780486319094
Genre : Art
File Size : 52.66 MB
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Drawing on fifty centuries of human history, this encyclopedic collection of images is filled with demons, monsters, animal-gods, totemic figures, and other supernatural beasts from the darker realms of man's imagination. Works range from prehistoric rock paintings to the drawings of Max Ernst, from the masks of black Africa to the gargoyles of Notre Dame.
Category: Art

Big Book Of Dragons Monsters And Other Mythical Creatures

Author : Ernst Lehner
ISBN : 9780486435121
Genre : Design
File Size : 38.85 MB
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Provides an illustrated look at dragons, griffins, werewolves, serpent monsters, sirens, mermaids, and other mythical creatures of land, sea, and air and includes text with legends from around the world.
Category: Design

Cupids Angels And Fantastic Creatures

Author : Giovanni Iannoni
ISBN : 9780486155920
Genre : Design
File Size : 75.87 MB
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DIVMore than 100 illustrations of Rococo art. Mythological figures, angels, and cherubs in traditional poses abound, as do real and fanciful beasts and other images from nature. /div
Category: Design

Encyclopedia Of Wicca Witchcraft

Author : Raven Grimassi
ISBN : 1567182577
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 90.5 MB
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This indispensable reference work provides both a historical and cultural foundation for modern Wicca and Witchcraft, and it is the first to be written by an actual practitioner of the Craft. Features include modern Wicca expressions, sayings, and terminology. Illustrations.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Treasury Of Ironwork Designs

Author : Carol Belanger Grafton
ISBN : 9780486271262
Genre : Design
File Size : 82.41 MB
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Elaborately wrought designs for gates, fences, finials, banisters, window grilles, bedsteads, cathedral screens, other architectural and decorative appointments, Gothic to Art Nouveau — meticulously rendered in black-and-white drawings reprinted from vintage publications.
Category: Design

Treasury Of Egyptian Mythology

Author : Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN : 9781426318610
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 63.81 MB
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The new National Geographic Treasury of Egyptian Mythology is a stunning tableau of Egyptian myths, including those of pharaohs, queens, the boisterous Sun God Ra, and legendary creatures like the Sphinx. The lyrical storytelling of award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli dramatizes the timeless tales of ancient Egypt in the year when Angelina Jolie will make Cleopatra a multimedia star. And just like the popular National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology, the stories in this book will be beautifully illustrated to bring ancient characters vividly to life. The stories are embellished with sidebars that provide historical, cultural, and geographic context and a mapping feature that adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter direct readers to discover more about ancient Egypt. With its attractive design and beautiful narrative, this accessible treasury stands out from all other mythology titles in the marketplace.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Treasury Of Greek Mythology

Author : Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN : 9781426311918
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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School Library Journal Best Books of 2011 Eureka! Silver Honor Books—California Reading Association Capitol Choices 2012 list of Noteworthy Titles for Children and Teens 2012 Notable Children's Books—ALSC The new National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology offers timeless stories of Greek myths in a beautiful new volume. Brought to life with lyrical text by award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli and stunning artwork by award-winning illustrator Christina Balit, the tales of gods and goddesses such as Zeus, Aphrodite, Apollo, and Athena and heroes and monsters such as Helen of Troy, Perseus, and Medusa will fascinate and engage children’s imaginations. National Geographic completes the book with embellishments of each story: sidebars for each god, goddess, hero, and monster link the myths to constellations, geography, history, and culture to help young readers connect the stories to real life events, people, and places. A family tree and a “cast of characters” profile page help make relationships between the characters clear, and a mapping feature adds to the fun and fascination. Resource notes and ample back matter directing readers to more information round out this luminous book. Sure to dazzle all those intrigued with the fantastic tales of Greek mythology and enchant new readers, this vibrant book will soon become a family keepsake. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources. Visit for more information.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

1300 Real And Fanciful Animals

Author : Matthäus (the Younger) Merian
ISBN : 9780486132761
Genre : Art
File Size : 68.11 MB
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Quadrupeds, snakes, mollusks and crustaceans, birds, fish, and insects depicted realistically and fancifully, plus such fantasy creatures as unicorns, dragons, and basilisks. Indispensable volume of royalty-free graphics for commercial artists.
Category: Art

Food And Drink

Author : Jim Harter
ISBN : 9780486137650
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 35.20 MB
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Over 350 illustrations of different foods, people eating, utensils, banquets, menus, wine lists. Beautifully reproduced 19th-century line drawings depict every conceivable activity concerned with the preparation, display, and consumption of food and drink.
Category: Cooking

Gargoyles And Grotesques

Author : A. Raguenet
ISBN : 0486470164
Genre : Design
File Size : 56.45 MB
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Enter a mysterious world of fantasy, beauty, and horror with this historic collection of architectural details from centuries-old structures — gargoyles, busts, cartouches, pedestals, more. Bonus CD-ROM includes all images from the book.
Category: Design