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The Un-Discovered Islands: An Archipelago of Myths and Mysteries, Phantoms and Fakes

Malachy Tallack

  • First edition
  • First printing
  • Signed by the author

All signed editions from Topping and Company Booksellers will be wrapped with great care in protective packaging and shipped securely via courier to ensure safe delivery.

Hardcover New and Signed First Edition, First Printing. Dust jacket is in fine condition.

Critically acclaimed author Malachy Tallack returns in the autumn of 2016 with The Un-Discovered Islands, an exploration of some of the world’s strangest places.Gathered in the book are two dozen islands once believed to be real but no longer on the map. These are the products of imagination, deception and simple human error. They are phantoms and fakes: an archipelago of ex-isles and forgotten lands.┬áThis is an atlas of legend and wonder, of places discovered and then un-discovered. Malachy’s words will be accompanied in the book by glorious full-colour illustrations by Katie Scott, who has previously worked with the New York Times, Kew Gardens and the BBC. She is the illustrator of the beautiful Animalium and the forthcoming Botanicum.

  • ISBN 9781846973505
  • Title The Un-Discovered Islands: An Archipelago of Myths and Mysteries, Phantoms and Fakes
  • Author Malachy Tallack
  • Publisher Birlinn
  • Imprint Polygon
  • Binding Hardback

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