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Dragons of the West

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For thousands of years fabulous serpents and dragons have been the stuff of myth and traveller's tales. The dragon has held the attention of people for centuries, and continues to do so.

The dragon is more than a beast of tall stories, myth and folk-tale, for it is a symbol of the awesome power of nature which appears in many variant forms, but which we can understand only
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Paperback, 210 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Capall Bann Pub
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Polenth Blake
Oct 06, 2010 Polenth Blake rated it liked it
Shelves: dragons, mythology, europe
Dragons of the West is well researched and includes dragons from all over Europe. A downside of its small press publication is that it was not proof-read as well as it should be. The book formatting is a bit odd and there are some typos (the most notable being that 'Knucker' is mispelt as 'Knuckler').

Some people get the mistaken idea from the synopsis that this is a dragon magic book. It isn't. The book covers history and symbolism, not any modern day dragon spirituality.
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Nigel Campbell Pennick, born 1946 in Guildford, Surrey, England in the United Kingdom, an author publishing on occultism, magic, natural magic, divination, subterranea, rural folk customs, traditional performance and Celtic art as well as runosophy.
He is a writer on marine species as well as an occultist and geomancer, artist and illustrator, stained-glass designer and maker, musician and mummer.
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