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One might be the South African Condor, another the Wandering Albatross. Some
of the condors measure no less than fifteen feet between wing-tips (and there are
rumours of even larger birds in the Andes), and to those who see them for the ...
... be only one thing : a somewhat distorted account of the cotton plant. By the
middle of the nineteenth century cotton was taken. fig. 1 1 Toy dog from South
China fig. 1 2 The original Barometz - the cotton plant. 155 Toy dog from South
Barrow, John : Travels into the Interior of South Africa. London, 18o6, pp. 267-
275. Beer, Rudiger Robert : Einhorn: Fabelwelt und Wirklichkeit. Munchen, 1972.
: Unicorn, Myth and Reality. London and New York, 1977. Berg, Bengt : Meine ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Michael.Rimmer - LibraryThing
I like a bestiary, and this is a nice one. It covers the more familiar mythical beasts, such as the unicorn, manticore, basilisk and co., but also the somewhat less well known, such as the barometz ... Read full review