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Carmichael heard the story from 'persons still living who saw and touched this
curious creature'. Sometime about 183o some crofters on Benbecula in the Outer
Hebrides were cutting seaweed. One of the women went down to the shore to ...
hound-like creature is a fairly typical heraldic monster. Another sort of heraldic
creature was the alphyn. In shape like a tiger, this animal ... These creatures give
a small idea of the weird variety of heraldic creatures. But they have little to do
And the weird creatures mentioned in the Jabberwocky poem itself : the Toves,
the Rath, and the Borogoves. ... Another was the guyascutus, which was first
reported in 1 844 as a large creature which haunted the tops of poplar trees. But
in the ...
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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