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The Resource The book of legendary lands, Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen

The book of legendary lands, Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen

Label
The book of legendary lands
Title
The book of legendary lands
Statement of responsibility
Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
"A fascinating illustrated tour of the fabled places in literature and folklore that have awed, troubled, and eluded us through the ages"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Eco, Umberto
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McEwen, Alastair
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Geographical myths in literature
  • Geographical myths in art
  • Geographical myths
  • Art and literature
Label
The book of legendary lands, Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223103675675
  • 31223108292179
  • 31223108292161
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The flat earth and the antipodes -- Biblical lands -- The lands of Homer and the seven wonders -- The wonders of the East, from Alexander to Prester John -- The Earthly Paradise, the Isles of the Blessed, and El Dorado -- Atlantis, Mu, and Lemuria -- Ultima Thule and Hyperborea -- The migrations of the grail -- Alamüt, the Old Man of the Mountain, and the Assassins -- The Land of Cockaigne -- The Islands of Utopia -- The Island of Solomon and the Austral Land -- The interior of the Earth, the Polar myth, and Agartha -- The invention of Rennes-le-Château -- Fictional places and their truth
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
477 pages
Isbn
9780847841219
Lccn
2013936600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-cust20140724-084
System control number
  • 832278728
  • (OCoLC)832278728
Label
The book of legendary lands, Umberto Eco ; translated by Alastair McEwen
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223103675675
  • 31223108292179
  • 31223108292161
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The flat earth and the antipodes -- Biblical lands -- The lands of Homer and the seven wonders -- The wonders of the East, from Alexander to Prester John -- The Earthly Paradise, the Isles of the Blessed, and El Dorado -- Atlantis, Mu, and Lemuria -- Ultima Thule and Hyperborea -- The migrations of the grail -- Alamüt, the Old Man of the Mountain, and the Assassins -- The Land of Cockaigne -- The Islands of Utopia -- The Island of Solomon and the Austral Land -- The interior of the Earth, the Polar myth, and Agartha -- The invention of Rennes-le-Château -- Fictional places and their truth
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
477 pages
Isbn
9780847841219
Lccn
2013936600
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-cust20140724-084
System control number
  • 832278728
  • (OCoLC)832278728

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