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The Book of Beasts : Being a Translation from a Latin Bestiary of the Twelfth Century, Terence Hanbury White
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Author:    Terence Hanbury White

Title:   The Book of Beasts : Being a Translation from a Latin Bestiary of the Twelfth Century

Binding:   Paper Back

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Dover Publications March 1984

ISBN Number:    0486246094 / 9780486246093

Seller ID:   172115

A preeminent medievalist presents a wonderful catalog of real and fanciful beasts, including the manticore, griffin, phoenix, amphivius, jaculus, and many other exotic animals. White's witty, erudite commentary on scientific and historical aspects enhances this survey of proto-zoology on which science is based and pre-scientific perceptions of the earth's creatures. 128 black-and-white illustrations.

Price = 12.95 USD



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