If you’re searching for a book about lost worlds, mythical worlds, and the like, look no further than J.A. McLeod’s The Atlas of Legendary Lands: Fabled Kingdoms, Phantom Islands, Lost Continents and Other Mythical Worlds. This stunning volume is divided into seven parts:
- Inventing the Earth
- Paradise on Earth
- Fabled Lands and Kingdoms
- Elusive Islands in the Sea of Darkness
- Real But Very Wrong
- Lands of Golden Dreams
- Lost Continents
It also contains a list of material for further reading and study.
Produced in hardback, this volume is made of high quality materials and beautifully think paper (in a book like this it is definitely a selling point) and is furthermore fully illustrated with maps and images produced from manuscripts. The text itself is very reader-friendly. The breadth of information and topics also makes it a definite must-have for every bibliophile’s bookshelf.