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We fear them...revere them...wish we could have them do our bidding...They live in our dreams and haunt our nightmares! Dragons and Unicorns...the magical beasties recognized throughout the world!.

 The authors take us beyond folk lore and legend to an invisible realm where such creatures are part of everyday reality...

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We fear them...revere them...wish we could have them do our bidding...They live in our dreams and haunt our nightmares! Dragons and Unicorns...the magical beasties recognized throughout the world!.

 The authors take us beyond folk lore and legend to an invisible realm where such creatures are part of everyday reality...

Few creatures of folklore and mythology conjure up more sinister and magical images than the Dragon. Also known as the firedrake, these mercurial creatures pervade almost every pantheon of classic mythology and have become an integral part of an entire genre of fantasy literature.  Dragons are typically depicted as huge lizards, larger than elephants, they are generally accept as having bat-like wings, giving the dragon the capability of flight. and a fiery breath that can destroy all that comes in their path.

The UNICORN is a legendary animal usually portrayed as a slender, white horse with a spiraling horn on its forehead, although its appearance and behavior differs, depending on the location. The word "unicorn" is based on the Hebrew world re'em ("horn"), in early versions of the Old Testament translated as "monokeros," meaning "one horn" which became unicorn in English. The Unicorn is mentioned in Greek literature by Ctesias in 398 BCE, in India, Europe, China and Japan. The horn is believed to posses healing abilities; dust from the the horn was thought to protect against poison and many diseases.

The strange legends of the Dragon and the Unicorn persist even today. Centuries of myth and legends, or are they? Decide for yourself!”

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Author:   Ingersoil, Ernest & Odell Shepard 

TITLE:     Dragons and Unicorns Fact or Fiction?  [two complete illustrated books!] 

Format:     Softbound Large, 250 pgs.

Copyright: 2008

Publisher:  Inner Light Publications. Print on demand book.

Condition:  New 

Subject:     Mythology/folklore 

Notes Gen:  In wraps.

Notes Used: n/a

Weight:        2 lbs.