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Monsters of the sea, Richard Ellis

Label
Monsters of the sea
Title
Monsters of the sea
Statement of responsibility
Richard Ellis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A journey into the world of sea monsters--real and mythological--examines the animals that became the object of legend, the truth about the Lock Ness monster, and the natural history of the octopus, giant squid, manatee, and other creatures
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
213260
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ellis, Richard
Dewey number
001.944
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sea monsters
  • Cryptozoology
  • Marine animals
Target audience
adult
Label
Monsters of the sea, Richard Ellis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1994
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-417) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The Loch Ness monster -- Sea serpents -- Mermaids and manatees -- The kraken -- The biology of squid, giant and otherwise -- Leviathan, or, the whale -- Leviathan versus kraken -- The octopus as monster -- Biology of the octopus -- Blobs and globsters -- The shark -- The new mythology of monsters
Control code
000041229213
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Lyons Press ed.
Extent
xiii, 429 p.
Isbn
9781592289677
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Monsters of the sea, Richard Ellis
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Knopf, 1994
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [389]-417) and index
Contents
Introduction -- The Loch Ness monster -- Sea serpents -- Mermaids and manatees -- The kraken -- The biology of squid, giant and otherwise -- Leviathan, or, the whale -- Leviathan versus kraken -- The octopus as monster -- Biology of the octopus -- Blobs and globsters -- The shark -- The new mythology of monsters
Control code
000041229213
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st Lyons Press ed.
Extent
xiii, 429 p.
Isbn
9781592289677
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Other physical details
ill.

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