The Resource Phoenix feathers : a collection of mythical monsters, edited by Barbara Silverberg ; illustrated with old prints

Phoenix feathers : a collection of mythical monsters, edited by Barbara Silverberg ; illustrated with old prints

Label
Phoenix feathers : a collection of mythical monsters
Title
Phoenix feathers
Title remainder
a collection of mythical monsters
Statement of responsibility
edited by Barbara Silverberg ; illustrated with old prints
Contributor
Compiler
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of legends and stories about the exploits and magical powers of seven mythical animals: the griffin, kraken, dragon, unicorn, roc, basilisk, and phoenix
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ5.S595
LC item number
Ph
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Silverberg, Barbara
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animals, Mythical
  • Animals, Mythical
  • Animals, Mythical
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Phoenix feathers : a collection of mythical monsters, edited by Barbara Silverberg ; illustrated with old prints
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 206)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Arimaspi and the griffins / Pliny -- Griffins in the land of Bachary / Sir John Mandeville -- The Griffin and the minor canon / Frank R. Stockton -- From Polypus on the coasts of Norway / Archbishop Olaus Magnus -- The Largest sea-monster in the world / Bishop Erich Pontoppidan -- The Kraken / Frederick Engelhardt -- The Greatest among serpents / Edward Topsell -- Chinese puzzle / John Wyndham -- The Reluctant dragon / Kenneth Grahame -- from Certain wild asses / Ctesias -- On the nature of unicorns / Bartholomaeus Anglicus -- Unicorns in Mecca / Lewis Varthema -- The Ancient last / Herb Lehrman -- The Silken-swift / Theodore Sturgeon -- The Enormous bird of Madeigascar / Marco Polo -- The Second voyage of Sindbad the seaman / Alf Laylah wa Laylah -- Bird in the hand / Larry Niven -- The Origin of the Basilisk / Edward Topsell -- The Vienna Basilisk / Anonymous -- The Sacred bird of Heliopolis / Herodotus -- The Egg / E. Nesbit
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 206 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1050756373
Label
Phoenix feathers : a collection of mythical monsters, edited by Barbara Silverberg ; illustrated with old prints
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 206)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Arimaspi and the griffins / Pliny -- Griffins in the land of Bachary / Sir John Mandeville -- The Griffin and the minor canon / Frank R. Stockton -- From Polypus on the coasts of Norway / Archbishop Olaus Magnus -- The Largest sea-monster in the world / Bishop Erich Pontoppidan -- The Kraken / Frederick Engelhardt -- The Greatest among serpents / Edward Topsell -- Chinese puzzle / John Wyndham -- The Reluctant dragon / Kenneth Grahame -- from Certain wild asses / Ctesias -- On the nature of unicorns / Bartholomaeus Anglicus -- Unicorns in Mecca / Lewis Varthema -- The Ancient last / Herb Lehrman -- The Silken-swift / Theodore Sturgeon -- The Enormous bird of Madeigascar / Marco Polo -- The Second voyage of Sindbad the seaman / Alf Laylah wa Laylah -- Bird in the hand / Larry Niven -- The Origin of the Basilisk / Edward Topsell -- The Vienna Basilisk / Anonymous -- The Sacred bird of Heliopolis / Herodotus -- The Egg / E. Nesbit
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 206 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1050756373

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