Encyclopedia of Things that Never Were: Creatures, Places, and People

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Viking, 1987 - Reference - 240 pages
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Detailed, encyclopedia-style entries, supplemented by 300 full-color and black-and-white illustrations, introduce the worlds of imaginative mythology, folklore, literature, and fairy tales.

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

“The Encyclopaedia of things that never were” dishes up a wide selection of gods, monsters, heroes and places, tackling many of the things we have believed in over the years. I was pleased to see the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kellswitch - LibraryThing

I've had this book since high school and it's one of my favorites. It's not very comprehensive or detailed in many ways, but the combination of the text and images just fuels the imagination and makes ... Read full review

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Robert Ingpen is an award-winning illustrator of numerous books, including The Encyclopedia of Events That Changed the World, The Encyclopedia of Ideas That Changed the World, and The Encyclopedia of Mysterious Places (all Penguin Studio).

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