Dragons guarding gateways, elephants in parks, seamonsters on gables - meet the animals that hide amidst our iconic London landscape.
Ianthe Ruthven is a photographer specialising in architecture, interiors and landscape. Her work has appeared in numerous books and magazines including Architectural Digest, Art and Antiques, Country Homes & Interiors and World of Interiors. Her previous books include The Irish Home and The Scottish House. She has had three exhibitions in at the National Theatre in London, including A London Bestiary (2010) where many of the images in this book originally appeared.