menu

The Book of Imaginary Beings (Classics Deluxe Edition) : (penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)
by Jorge Luis Borges and Andrew Hurley and Peter Sis




Overview -
In a perfect pairing of talent, this volume blends twenty illustrations by Peter S s with Jorge Luis Borges's 1957 compilation of 116 strange creatures conceived through time and space by the human imagination, from dragons and centaurs to Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat and the Morlocks of H. G. Wells's The Time Machine. A lavish feast of exotica brought vividly to life with art commissioned specifically for this volume, The Book of Imaginary Beings will delight readers of classic fantasy as well as Borges's many admirers.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

  Read Full Product Description
 
local_shippingFor Delivery
In Stock.
FREE Shipping for Club Members help
 
storeBuy Online Pickup At Store
search store by zipcode

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 18 copies from $9.50
 
 
 

More About The Book of Imaginary Beings (Classics Deluxe Edition) by Jorge Luis Borges; Andrew Hurley; Peter Sis

 
 
 

Overview

In a perfect pairing of talent, this volume blends twenty illustrations by Peter S s with Jorge Luis Borges's 1957 compilation of 116 strange creatures conceived through time and space by the human imagination, from dragons and centaurs to Lewis Carroll's Cheshire Cat and the Morlocks of H. G. Wells's The Time Machine. A lavish feast of exotica brought vividly to life with art commissioned specifically for this volume, The Book of Imaginary Beings will delight readers of classic fantasy as well as Borges's many admirers.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

 

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780143039938
  • ISBN-10: 0143039938
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • Publish Date: September 2006
  • Page Count: 236
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.38 x 5.63 x 0.72 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.62 pounds

Series: Penguin Classics Deluxe Editions

Related Categories

 

BAM Customer Reviews