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A Scottish bestiary

Francis G. Thompson

A Scottish bestiary

the lore and literature of Scottish beasts

by Francis G. Thompson

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Published by The Molendinar Press in Glasgow .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Zoology -- Scotland -- History.,
    • Animals -- Folklore.,
    • Zoology -- Scotland -- Folklore.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [92]

      Statement[by] Francis Thompson ; illustrated by Malcolm J. Robinson.
      ContributionsRobinson, Malcolm J., 1948-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL259 .T48
      The Physical Object
      Pagination91, [1] p. :
      Number of Pages91
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4476903M
      ISBN 100904002241
      LC Control Number79304577
      OCLC/WorldCa4883422

      The beast list includes all of the beasts found in Bestiaries and the Physiologus, as well as some from other does not include beasts from non-European sources unless those beasts are the basis of Bestiary, Physiologus, or other Western beast legends. Many Bestiary beasts had no fixed name; different sources often used slightly or radically different names for the same beast. The Scottish Bestiary Group Portfolios A portfolio of 20 prints by 7 artists Sheet Size: Book version: 56 x 38 cm (22 1/16 x 14 15/16 in); Portfolio version: x 76 cm (22 1/2 x 29 15/16 in) Edition of 60 unbound books; 50 portfolio sets Book edition signed by the author and the artists on colophon page; each print in portfolio edition.

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