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A whimsical compendium of more than one hundred of the strange creatures conceived down through history by the human imagination, this unique contribution to fantasy literature ranges widely across the world's mythologies and literatures.
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Erudite and whimsical, a model handbook of fantastic zoology. (Michael Dirda, "The Washington Post")
Of all the Latin American authors in this century, [Borges] is the most universal. (Harold Bloom)
The incomparable imagination of Jorge Luis Borges runs wild in this kaleidoscopic miscellany of fantastical creatures.
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Book Description Jonathan Cape, London, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Red binding with gilt title, clean and tight, 256 pages, former owner's name; jacket is clean, slight edge wear. Seller Inventory # 045006
Book Description Jonathan Cape Ltd 1970-11-19, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Item is in good condition. Some moderate creases and wear. This item may not come with CDs or additional parts including access codes for textbooks. This may not have a dust jacket. Might be an ex-library copy and contain writing/highlighting. Photos are stock pictures and not of the actual item. Seller Inventory # DS-0224619136-3
Book Description Jonathan Cape, 1970. Hardback. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. First UK edition hardback (revised, enlarged and translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni in collaboration with the author), 1970, with unclipped jacket. In overall very good used condition with only slight signs of age, handling and storage - dj a touch faded to spine. Internally clean. Binding tight and appears little read; no annotations or inscriptions; text bright and clear throughout. Not an old library book. Photograph available. Seller Inventory # 160375