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odd bestiary, or, A compendium of instructive and entertaining descriptions of animals

Alan James Robinson

odd bestiary, or, A compendium of instructive and entertaining descriptions of animals

culled from five centuries of travelers" accounts, natural histories, zoologies, &c. by authors famous and obscure, arranged as an abecedary

by Alan James Robinson

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Published by Cheloniidae Press in [Easthampton, Mass.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Illustrators -- United States,
  • Bestiaries,
  • Alphabets

  • Edition Notes

    Statementdesigned and illustrated by Alan James Robinson ; text compiled and annotated by Laurie Block
    ContributionsBlock, Laurie
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[78] leaves :
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17899599M

    bestiary: 1 n a medieval book (usually illustrated) with allegorical and amusing descriptions of real and fabled animals Type of: book a written work or composition that has . Some of the most famous are prints for Edgar Allen Poe's The Raven, as well as An Odd Bestiary: A Compendium of Instructive and Entertaining Descriptions of Animals All of these feature Robinson's trademark realistic woodcuts or prints of animals, as well as sketches and reproduced water colors.

    An odd bestiary, or, A compendium of instructive and entertaining descriptions of animals: Culled from five centuries of travelers 'accounts, natural histories, famous and obscure, arranged as an abecedary by Alan James Robinson. th Tournament of Roses Parade: An Intimate Photographic Essay. Define bestiary. bestiary synonyms, bestiary pronunciation, bestiary translation, English dictionary definition of bestiary. n. pl. bes·ti·ar·ies A book consisting of a collection of descriptions of real and fabulous animals, often including a moral or allegorical interpretation Bestiary - definition of bestiary by The Free Dictionary.

    A bestiary is a collection of short descriptions about all sorts of animals, real and imaginary, birds and even rocks, accompanied by a moralising explanation. Although it deals with the natural world it was never meant to be a scientific text and should not be read as such. Other Travel books that may be of interest from the Bestiary catalogue: Robinson, Alan James An odd bestiary, or, A compendium of instructive and entertaining descriptions of animals, culled from five centuries of travelers' accounts, natural histories, zoologies, etc. by authors famous and obscure, arranged as an abecedary University of.


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