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Title Unicorns : the myths, legends, & lore / Skye Alexander
Imprint Avon, Massachusetts : Adams Media, [2015]

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Descript 223 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: The magic and mystery of the unicorn -- Part I: U is for unicorn. The unicorn myth ; The origins of the unicorn ; How to recognize a unicorn -- Part II: Unicorns through the ages. Unicorns in the ancient world ; Medieval unicorns ; Renaissance unicorns ; Unicorns in the age of enlightenment: science confronts mythology ; Romancing the unicorn: the Romantic and Victorian eras ; New twists to old tales: modern unicorn myths ; Unicorns in popular culture -- Afterword: Then, now, and beyond: the evolution of unicorns
"Explains the history, origins, theories, and various tellings of unicorns"-- Provided by publisher
An enchanting treasury of unicorn lore! For thousands of years, unicorns have captured hearts, minds, and imaginations with their whimsical, mischievous spirit. This enchanting collection invites you to leap into their magical world and surround yourself in the tales that capture their power and beauty. Filled with dozens of magnificent illustrations, each page brings your favorite mythical creature to life right before your eyes--shimmering mane and all. So get ready for a magic-filled adventure--Unicorns takes you on a journey you won't soon forget
Subject Unicorns
Classmark 398.24/54
FIC009000 FIC010000
ISBN/ISSN 9781440590535 (hbk.)
1440590532 (hbk.)
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