Book Title: Mythic Creatures : And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them
Author: Brenda Rosen
Format: Hardback | 208 pages
Publication Date: 01 Dec 2016
Based on the American Museum of Natural History exhibition Mythic Creatures: Dragons, Unicorns & Mermaids, this stunning volume explores an array of mythological creatures - and the animals that inspired them. Photos showcase rare objects from around the world as well as models of creatures like dragons, unicorns and krakens, along with fossils of actual extinct animals. Also included are maps, drawings and ephemera from the Middle Ages to modern times.