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Author Amin, Ibrahim S.

Title The monster hunter's handbook : the ultimate guide to saving mankind from vampires, zombies, hellhounds and other mythical beasts / Ibrahim S. Amin.

Imprint New York : Bloomsbury, c2007.

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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  001.944 Am54m 2007    ---  Available
Description 212 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents Introduction -- Monsters: a guide to aggressive cryptozoology -- Why would anyone want to hunt monsters? -- Basilisk -- Centaur -- Chimera -- Cyclops -- Djinn -- Dragon -- Fairy -- Ghoul -- Golem -- Gorgon -- Griffin -- Harpy -- Hellhound -- Hydra -- Kraken -- Manticore -- Merman -- Minotaur -- Mummy -- Pegasus -- Roc -- Sasquatch -- Scorpion man -- Siren -- Sphinx -- Troll -- Vampire -- Wendigo -- Werewolf -- Zombie -- Enchanted steel: a guide to cryptohoplology -- The greatest of all treasures -- Achilles' armor -- Aegis -- Aenas's arms and armor -- Blue blade -- Durendal -- Excalibur -- Fragarach -- Gae bulga -- Gram -- Hades' helmet -- Heracles' cloak -- Kusanagi -- Mjolnir -- Paracelsus's sword -- Sharur -- Spear of destiny -- Sudarsana chakra -- Sun Wukong's staff -- Surt's sword -- Turnus's helmet and sword.
Summary The book instructs readers in the background of each creature and the dangers each present. It also includes a catalog of the premodern worlds most powerful armament. This book details everything a new generation of valiant monster hunters needs to know to vanquish the biggest and baddest beasts.
Subject Monsters -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Animals, Mythical.
Animals, Mythical, in literature.
Monsters in literature.
ISBN 1596912383
9781596912380

 
    
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