Mythical Creatures - Lauren Bucca

Abbeville Press - Tiny Folio series


Mythical Creatures by Lauren Bucca / ISBN 9780789214584 / A small 288-page hardback, 4.3 x 4.7 inches, illustrated throughout / part of Abbeville Press's Tiny Folio series


A palm-sized compendium of fanciful beasts in art, from around the world and throughout history

This miniature bestiary contains some 200 illustrations of more than 160 mythical beings: fire-breathing dragons, mysterious mermaids, sinuous sea serpents, mischievous yokai, and many other wondrous creatures drawn from global folklore and mythology. They are depicted in a wide variety of artistic media, from painting and book illustration to sculpture 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. 250 full-color illustrations

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