A Natural History of Dragons

A Natural History of Dragons - Folklore Field Guides

Hardback (05 Sep 2024)

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Publisher's Synopsis

Featuring a gold-foil-embossed cloth cover, a ribbon marker and sprayed gold edges, this lavishly illustrated volume details the secret lives of dragons making it the perfect gift for all fantasy enthusiasts.
Dragons have been the misunderstood subject of folklore for generations . . . but are these stories just legends or is there any truth to these majestic creatures' fiery reputations?
Presented as a handbook from the late 1800s written for the students of the Academie Solomonar: the only school for dragon-riders, this beautiful volume sets out to reveal the hidden world of dragons. Within these pages you will meet mysterious and majestic dragons from around the globe, read about ancient lore and superstitions, learn about their life cycle, anatomy, habits and habitats, and discover the secrets behind dragon flight.
This exquisitely illustrated album, that delves deep into the world of dragons, will delight all true-believers and fantasy enthusiasts.
Following on from A Natural History of FairiesA Natural History of Magick, A Natural History of MermaidsandA Natural History of Magical Beasts, this vintage guide is part of the Folklore Field Guides series: a charming collection of beautifully illustrated compendiums on topics of lore and legend. Fascinating facts are accompanied by breathtaking illustrations, all presented in an engaging narrative form.

Book information

ISBN: 9780711290969
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 398.2454
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 500g
Height: 265mm
Width: 304mm