By Jorge Luis Borges, Andrew Hurley
In an ideal pairing of expertise, this quantity blends twenty illustrations via Peter Sís with Jorge Luis Borges's 1957 compilation of 116 "strange creatures conceived via time and area through the human imagination," from dragons and centaurs to Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat and the Morlocks of H. G. Wells's The Time Machine. A lavish banquet of exotica introduced vividly to lifestyles with paintings commissioned particularly for this quantity, The booklet of Imaginary Beings will satisfaction readers of vintage myth in addition to Borges's many admirers.
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