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The Heavenly Zoo: Legends and Tales of the Stars

Lurie, Alison; illustrations by Monika Breisner

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ISBN 10: 0374329109 / ISBN 13: 9780374329105
Published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 1980
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. 8vo. First American edition. Book is about fine in blue cloth boards. Unclipped dust jacket has light wear at edges and corners and head of spine. Full-page color illustrations. 61 pp. In protective Mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 73503

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Title: The Heavenly Zoo: Legends and Tales of the ...

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York

Publication Date: 1980

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First American edition

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A collection of tales from all over the world features legends and myths concerning the stars and planets, with full-color illustrations depicting major figures and showing their position in the night sky

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An admirable collection of legends?from India to Indonesia, from ancient Greece and Rome to the Bible?explains mythical origins of various constellations; jewel-like portraits enhance the book's appeal. Ages 7-11.
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Warwick Books, is an Internet-only bookseller that specializes in hard-to-find books for avid readers and collectors. Many of our books are out of print. Specialties include literature, signed firsts, art and photography, design, illustrated books, cookbooks, field guides, children's books, needlecraft books, and Americana. We recently acquired a large private collection of books on military history. The focus is on World War II as well as aviation history. Warwick Books is a member of IOBA, the Independent Online Booksellers Association.

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