Ernest Drake

According to legend, Dr. Ernest Drake lived in St. Leonard's Forest, Sussex, England, in the late 1800s and to have published Dragonology in 1895 in a very restricted edition of 100 copies. Dr Ernest Drake, a prominent dragonologist and a founding member of London's Secret & Ancient Society of Dragonologists, was determined to bring the study of dragons under the rising canopy of nineteenth-century natural sciences. He was certain that dragons existed, and his notes indicate that he had plenty of experience with them. Only one copy of Dragonology is known to have ever been seen in public, having been discovered in the basement of a secondhand bookstore in London in 1987.

A note, dated 1904, sent to an anonymous apprentice accompanied the book. The meticulous work of Dr. Ernest Drake has been authentically replicated in this one-of-a-kind volume. Douglas Carrel, Chief Draughtsman: A Scotsman by birth, Douglas Carrel was a well-known dragonologist who frequently accompanied Dr Read More chevron_right