London: London: Thames and Hudson. No Date [circa 1950). First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First UK edition. Octavo, original red boards, black spine lettering. 256 pp., Index, Illustrations. Previous owner's name in ink on front free endpaper, else a fine copy in a nice clean dust wrapper with a few tiny stains and a small chip from top edge of rear panel. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Item #310777
¶ A fascinating collection of fact and fable on the great beasts of mythology - The Chimera, The Hippogriff, The Phoenix, The Unicorn, Dragons, Sea-Monsters - with elegant line drawings by Jauss.