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Treasury of Fantastic and Mythological Creatures: 1,087 Renderings from Historic Sources

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Drawing on centuries of history, this work is an encyclopedic collection — undoubtedly the largest royalty-free collection of its kind — of devils, dragons, mythical creatures, fanciful beasts, animal-gods, totemic figures, and other supernatural beasts from the darker regions of man's imagination. Spanning many cultures and eras, the collection ranges from prehistoric roc ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 1st 1981 by Dover Publications
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R. A. Danger
The pictures in here have ancient drawings, medieval drawings, an other styles around the world, from the familiar like a griffin to the weird drawings of demons that the medieval artists drawn. There is also Heraldic Figures, surreal and abstract art. Dates from mostly 3100 B.C. to the 20th century, unless it says prehistoric.
Drawings are taken from just about anywhere from stone, mask, fabric, paper, etc.
From: ancient Egypt, ancient Middle East, ancient Greece, ancient Scythia, ancient Ita
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Adam Finnegan
AWSOME display of artistic minds throughout history, and has some of my blood intertwined because James Ensor is an ancestor of mine he has 2 pieces in here. but incredible book for visual arts!!
Meryl
I thought I was buying a book about mythological creatures. Sadly, I ended up with a book of illustrations of mythological creatures from architecture and art. With no text. Pointless.
Catherine Woodman
excellent source of art rendtions--all pictures
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