Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Gould. Mythical Monsters

Today's free book is Mythical Monsters by Charles Gould. For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

The book is available at Project GutenbergInternet ArchiveSacred TextsHathi Trust, and Google Books. You can get a free Kindle too!




Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter I. On Some Remarkable Animal Forms
Chapter II. Extinction of Species
Chapter III. Antiquity of Man
Chapter IV. The Deluge Not A Myth
Chapter V. On the Translation of Myths Between the Old and the New World
Chapter VI. The Dragon
Chapter VII. The Chinese Dragon
Chapter VIII. The Japanese Dragon
Chapter IX. The Sea-Serpent
Chapter X. The Unicorn
Chapter XI. The Chinese Phœnix

Appendix I. The Deluge Tradition According To Berosus
Appendix II. The Dragon
Appendix III. Original Preface To “Wonders by Land and Sea”
Appendix IV. A Memorial Presented by Liu Hsiu, by Order of His Imperial Majesty The Emperor, on the “Book of Wonders by Land and Sea.”
Appendix V. After Preface to the “Book of Wonders by Land and Sea.”
Appendix VI. Extracts From “Social Life of the Chinese”
Appendix VII. Extracts From the “Pan Tsaou Kang Mu.”
Appendix VIII. Extract From the “Yuen Keen Lei Han.”
Appendix IX. Appendix to the Chapter on the Sea-Serpent

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