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10 thoughts on “The Unicornis Manuscripts

  1. says:

    I bought this book new back in the early 80 s, and have read it a few times since then I mostly enjoy the story, even if it does seem a bit simplistic to me these days How many times have we seen the device of I found this manuscript and translated it in order to share its secrets with the world Michael Green uses a variation of this here when he declares that he received a letter telling him he was the most qualified person to share the history and truth of the unicorn with the world.The I bought this book new back in the early 80 s, and have read it a few times since then I mostly enjoy the story, even if it does seem a bit simplistic to me these days How many times have we seen the device of I found this manuscript and translated it in order to share its secrets with the world Michael Green uses a variation of this here when he declares that he received a letter telling him he was the most qualified person to share the history and truth of the unicorn with the world.The book is a charming fantasy about a monk who learns this very history and writes it down, illustrating it with delicate drawings that have not lost their appeal for me in the 30 years or so that I have owned the book I looked at some other reviews after I finished reading, and I have to agree with nearly everyone the illustrati...


  2. says:

    An altogether lovely book, and the most gorgeous illustrations Imagine if Da Vinci spent an afternoon doing sketches of unicorns That s what most of the pictures remind me of.From what I remember, this book was a history of the unicorn, but it also had a puzzle with a possible prize There s a riddle at the end, and the solution is scattered throughout the rest of the book Supposedly, if you can solve the riddle then the answer will tell you where to find a real unicorn horn Okay, it s obv An altogether lovely book, and the most gorgeous illustrations Imagine if Da Vinci spent an afternoon doing sketches of unicorns That s what most of the pictures remind me of.From what I remember, this book was a history of the unicorn, but it also had a puzzle with a possible prize There s a riddle at the end, and the solution is scattered throughout the rest of the book Supposedly, if you can solve the riddle then the answer will tell you where to fin...


  3. says:

    This book is so stunningly awesome that i think i actually believe it.


  4. says:

    I m a book browser by nature and whenever I go into a bookshop I never know what I m going to come out with This is one of those cases when I was seduced by the cover, although mine, a paperback, is different to the hardcover shown above, as it shows a unicorn licking I hope not eating the ear of a sleeping girl, who is apparently in a wood.It s really a fascinating story The author had received a letter, handwritten in an elegant italic script, requesting a meeting with me as soon as poss I m a book browser by nature and whenever I go into a bookshop I never know what I m going to come out with This is one of those cases when I was seduced by the cover, although mine, a paperback, is different to the hardcover shown above, as it shows a unicorn licking I hope not eating the ear of a sleeping girl, who is apparently in a wood.It s really a fascinating story The author had received a letter, handwritten in an elegant italic s...


  5. says:

    I consider thisof an artbook than a fictional manuscript Lots and lots of beautiful illustrations about the classical, medieval unicorn a deerlike, graceful creature far from its rainbow pooping popcultural equivalent on a huge canvas and superb paper quality for practically free A must have for every fan of unicorns and intricate art clearly inspired by medieval art and manuscripts.The fictional lore is...


  6. says:

    This has very beautiful unicorn sketches and artwork Could have been a four star if it had been longer withinformation and artwork The book is supposedly based off a true manuscript about unicorns so the author challenges the readers skepticism about whether or no...


  7. says:

    This book was a gift from some great friends back in my days living in Spain It certainly resembles the magic my friends exhumed and the magic of those days.A beautiful read for all those who know that beyond all our intelligence and logic there s always a semi real fantasy.


  8. says:

    The images in this book are stunning The history is well written and believable This book is a must for unicorn lovers and dreamers alike.


  9. says:

    The most influential illustrations I ve ever seen I was truly inspired as a child in an artistic sense the soft sketches of lithe forms with their large, glassy eyes emanating love and wisdom the artist has mastered their form exactly how I d ...


  10. says:

    I ll be honest I bought this book almost exclusively for the pictures In my defense, they are really lovely illustrations of unicorns mostly uncolored, though a few are I think anyone with an interest in medieval manuscripts and or unicorns would really like ...


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The Unicornis Manuscripts On The History And Truth Of The Unicorn An Illuminated Manuscript Setting Forth The Fictional Fifteenth Century Diary Of One Magnalucius, Who Records His First Hand Observations Of Unicorns Along With The Facts He Has Learned About Their Natural History.