Mermaids The Myths, Legends, & Lore

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Publisher's Synopsis

Discover the myths, legends, and lore behind everyone's favorite sea creature-mermaids.

The allure and mystery of mermaids has taken hold of our psyche for ages. From the Irish merrows who come on land to search for human husbands to the fake Fiji Mermaid made popular by P.T Barnum, these sea maidens (and sometimes men) can be found in folklore and mythology from every tradition in the world.

Inside this captivating collection, complete with beautiful illustrations throughout, you'll discover the myths surrounding these enigmatic beings, explore the common symbols associated with them, and learn tales of merfolk from around the world. Dive into Mermaids and get swept away!

Book information

ISBN: 9781440538575
Publisher: Adams Media
Imprint: Adams Media
Pub date:
DEWEY: 398.45
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 223
Weight: 392g
Height: 191mm
Width: 148mm
Spine width: 21mm