Book Impressions: The Atlas of Legendary Lands

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. 6488478

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.

McLeod, J.A. (2009). The Atlas of Legendary Lands: Fabled Kingdoms, Phantom Islands, Lost Continents and Other Mythical Worlds. London: Pier 9, Murdoch Books UK Limited.



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