Mermaids: The Myths, Legends, and Lore (Hardback)
  • Mermaids: The Myths, Legends, and Lore (Hardback)

Mermaids: The Myths, Legends, and Lore (Hardback)

Hardback 224 Pages
Published: 18/05/2012
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Discover the myths, legends, and lore behind everyone's favorite sea creature-mermaids.

The allure and mystery of mermaids has taken hold of our psyche for ages. From the Irish merrows who come on land to search for human husbands to the fake Fiji Mermaid made popular by P.T Barnum, these sea maidens (and sometimes men) can be found in folklore and mythology from every tradition in the world.

Inside this captivating collection, complete with beautiful illustrations throughout, you'll discover the myths surrounding these enigmatic beings, explore the common symbols associated with them, and learn tales of merfolk from around the world. Dive into Mermaids and get swept away!

Publisher: Adams Media Corporation
ISBN: 9781440538575
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 352 g
Dimensions: 191 x 140 x 20 mm

"A mermaid found a swimming lad, Picked him for her own, Pressed her body to his body, Laughed; and plunging down Forgot in cruel happiness That even lovers drown." (William Butler Yeats)"

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