Mythic Creatures : And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them

Mythic Creatures : And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them

Book Title: Mythic Creatures : And the Impossibly Real Animals Who Inspired Them

Author: Brenda Rosen

Format: Hardback | 208 pages

Publication Date: 01 Dec 2016

ISBN-13: 9781454922193

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.