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history of four-footed beasts and serpents and insects.

Edward Topsell

history of four-footed beasts and serpents and insects.

by Edward Topsell

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Published by Da Capo Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWith a new introd. by Willy Ley.
    ContributionsGesner, Konrad, 1516-1565., Moffett, Thomas, 1553-1604.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v. (1130 p.)
    Number of Pages1130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14103746M

    Author of The revvard of religion, The historie of fovre-footed beastes, The Elizabethan zoo, The historie of foure-footed beastes, The historie of serpents, The fowles of Heauen, Topsell's Histories of beasts, History of Four Footed BeastsWritten works: The History Of Four-Footed Beasts And Serpents. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : David Grimaldi.

    The history of four-footed beasts and serpents describing at large their true and lively figure, their several names, conditions, kinds, virtues countries of their breed, their love and hatred to mankind, and the wonderful work by Edward Topsell ; whereunto is now added, The theater of insects, or, Lesser living creatures by T. Muffet. A selection of woodcuts from a book entitled The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents, published in More information Find this Pin and more on Medieval Times by William Mathews.

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The history of four-footed beasts and serpents. The Book House in Dinkytown (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects (three volume reprint of edition)) Author Topsell, Edward and T.

Muffett Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - Very Good Quantity available 1 Edition First of this edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Da Book Edition: First of This Edition.

Volume 1, The History of Four-Footed Beasts by Edward Topsell Volume 2 The History of Serpents by Edward Topsell and Volume Theater of Insects by T.

Muffet, Taken principally from the Historic Animalium of Conrad Gesner with a new introduction by Willy 1: pp + un-numbered Frontis pages, Vol 2: pp + un.

Published inmore than thirty years after his death, this book brings together Edward Topsell’s The History of Four-footed Beasts () and The History of Serpents (). Totalling more than pages, this epic treatise on zoology explores ancient and fantastic legends about existing animals, as well as those at the more mythic end of the spectrum, including the “Hydra” (with.

Title. The history of four-footed beasts and serpents By. Topsell, Edward, Gessner, Conrad, Moffett, Thomas, The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects: 3 Volumes.

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The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects. Vol. 1, The History of Four-Footed Beasts ( pp., illus.), and Vol. 2, The History of Serpents ( pp., illus.), by Edward Topsell. Vol. 3, The Theater of Insects ( pp., illus.) by T. Muffet.

Facsimile reprint of the (London) edition, with an introduction by Willey Ley. The history of four-footed beasts and serpents and insects. [Edward Topsell; Conrad Gessner; Thomas Moffett] Reproduced from a copy in the rare book collection of the Library of the American Museum of Natural History." The history of four-footed beasts, taken principally from the Historiae animalium on Conrad Gesner, by E.

Topsellv. The History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents. London: E. Cotes for G. Sawbridge, Item held in the Cole Library, University of Reading Library Edward Topsell was born in Sevenoaks, Kent and baptised in He matriculated as a sizar at Christ’s College, Cambridge inand graduated BA in or He probably.

Paged continuously. Vol. 1 is largely a translation of books 1 and 5 of: Historia animalium / Konrad Gesner, with additions by Topsell. The second part has title: The history of serpents, or, The second book of living creatures By Edward Topsell. London, Printed by E.

Cotes, Vol. 2, a translation of Moffett's Insectorum sive minimorum animalium theatrum, has title: The theatre of. The history of four-footed beasts and serpents: describing at large their true and lively figure, their several names, conditions, kinds, virtues (both natural and medicinal) countries of their breed, their love and hatred to mankind, and the wonderful work of God in their creation, preservation, and destruction.

Rare Book Division Shelf locator: *KC+ (Topsell, E. History of four-footed beasts and serpents) Topics Zoology Notes Content: Illustrated title-pages. Content: Imperfect: p. wanting. Content: Vol. 1 is largely a translation of books 1 and 5 of gesner's Historiæ animalum, with additions by Topsell.

The history of four-footed beasts and serpents describing at large their true and lively figure, their several names, conditions, kinds, virtues countries of their breed, their love and hatred to mankind, and the wonderful work The whole revised, corrected and inlarged / with the addition of two useful physical tables by J.R., M.D.

Edward Topsell’s The History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents DAVID R. CHENEY. One of the more remarkable books in the Rare Book Collection at The University of Iowa is the liberally illustrated compendium of Elizabethan beliefs about animals, The History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents, published in London in It is a large volume ofAuthor: David R.

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Indeed, “that community,” as Janice Neri observes, “was brought into existence as part of Penny and Moffett’s efforts to establish insects as a subject matter for a book” (note 6).

They seem to have consulted a manuscript version of Topsell’s History of Serpents. A Compendium of Creatures. (Book Reviews: The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects. Vol. 1, The History of Four-Footed Beasts; The History of. Author: Topsell, Edward.

Title: The history of four-footed beasts and serpents describing at large their true and lively figure, their several names, conditions, kinds, virtues countries of their breed, their love and hatred to mankind, and the wonderful work by Edward Topsell ; whereunto is now added, The theater of insects, or, Lesser living creatures by T.

Muffet. note 1. Edward Topsell, “To the Reverend and Right Worshipful Richard Neile,” The History of Four-Footed Beasts, Serpents, and Insects (London: Ellen Cotes for George Sawbridge, Thomas Williams, and Thomas Johnson, ), sigs.

A7 R-A7 V. note 2. The history of four-footed beasts and serpents Collected out of the writings of Conradus Gesner and other authors, by Edward Topsel. Whereunto is now v. Apr 3, - A selection of woodcuts from a book entitled The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents, published in Stay safe and healthy.

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