The Book Of Imaginary Beings
London: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1969
Borges draws on sources ranging from Chinese legends to the works of Kafka and C. S. Lewis. The 1970 edition of the book describes about 120 "beings", some of which are from the bestiary.
Originally published as Libro de los seres imaginarios. Revised, enlarged and translated by Norman Thomas di Giovanni in collaboration with the author.
Republished: Cape, 1970; Avon, 1970; Penguin, 1984.
256 pp., index.
ISBN: 0-14-003709-8; LC: GR825; DDC: 398/.469; LCCN: 78-87180; OCLC: 12511080
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