Book Cover of Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods

Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods

by William T. Cox

Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods, With a Few Desert and Mountain Beasts is a 1910 fantasy field guide by William Thomas Cox (1878–1961), Minnesota’s first State Forester and Commissioner of Conservation, with illustrations by Coert du Bois (1881–1960; US Consul and forester) and Latin classifications by George Bishop Sudworth (1862–1927; Chief Dendrologist of the Forest Service.) The text is a noteworthy resource on folklore, as a century after its initial publication Fearsome Creatures remains one of the principal sources on legendary creatures of the United States and Canada.

Book Details

Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1910

Author

William T. Cox

United States

William Thomas Cox was the first State Forester and Commissioner of Conservation for Minnesota. Cox worked as a forester for the United States Forest Service prior to his appointment as State Forester...

More on William T. Cox

Listen/Download Audiobook

Read by:
00:00
Playback Speed 1.0
00:00
  • Select Speed

Related books

New Adventures of Alice  Cover image

New Adventures of Alice by John Rae

The book opens with a little girl, Betsy, wishing for another Alice book. She passes into a dream, and finds in the attic a book which begins with Ali...

The Age of Chivalry Cover image

The Age of Chivalry by Thomas Bulfinch

Thomas Bulfinch explains the his work is "an attempt to tell the stories of mythology in such a manner as to make them a source of amusement. We have...

Myths and Legends of the Great Plains  Cover image

Myths and Legends of the Great Plains by Katharine Berry Judson

Myths and Legends of the Great Plains is a compendium of myths and legends from the Great Plains region of the US. It includes many short stories, and...

The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery Cover image

The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery by Padraic Colum

Embark on a thrilling journey through time and legend with "The Voyagers: Being Legends and Romances of Atlantic Discovery" by Pádraic Colum. This mes...

The Golden Goose Book  Cover image

The Golden Goose Book by L. Leslie Brooke

The Book narrates the story of a family with three sons who reside in beginning of the forest. Their youngest son called Simpleton because unlike his...

The Book of Werewolves Cover image

The Book of Werewolves by Sabine Baring-Gould

A survey of the myths and legends concerning lycanthropy from ancient times to the Victorian Era.

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (Arabian Nights) Volume 11 Cover image

The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night (Arabian Nights) Volume 11 by Richard Francis Burton

One Thousand and One Nights is a collection of Middle Eastern folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age. It is often known in Englis...

 The Giant-Killer - or the Battle Which All Must Fight Cover image

The Giant-Killer - or the Battle Which All Must Fight by Charlotte Maria Tucker

Ten year old twins. Constantine and Adolphus are chagrined to be shipped off to a private tutor in the country. Their lot appears worse when they meet...

The Book of the Cat Cover image

The Book of the Cat by Mabel Humphrey

In the enchanting world of feline mysteries and captivating tales, comes a literary masterpiece that will leave readers spellbound. Brace yourself for...

Fantastics and Other Fancies Cover image

Fantastics and Other Fancies by Lafcadio Hearn

This is a captivating collection of imaginative and enchanting tales written by the renowned author Lafcadio Hearn. Originally published in 1893, this...

Reviews for Fearsome Creatures of the Lumberwoods

No reviews posted or approved, yet...