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The natural history of four-footed beasts

The natural history of four-footed beasts

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Published by printed for E. Newbery in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby T. Teltruth. Embellished with curious cuts.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4],122,[2]p.
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21629748M

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. This guide is an introduction to some of the natural history resources available in The New York Public Library, especially in the General Research Division. Included within this wide-ranging subject area are zoology, botany, horticulture, gardening and garden design, "man and nature," and the humanistic and philosophical aspects of conservation and ecology.

book ix. the natural history of fishes. book x. the natural history of birds. book xi. the various kinds of insects. book xii. the natural history of trees book xiii. the natural history of exotic trees, and an account of unguents. book xiv. the natural history of the fruit trees. book xv. the natural history of the fruit-trees. book xvi.   nhm, Botany Collections, Special Books; H. Sloane, A Voyage to the Islands Madera, Barbados, Nieves, S. Christophers and Jamaica, with the Natural History of the Herbs and Trees, Four-footed Beasts, Fishes, Birds, Insects, Reptiles, &c. of the last of those Islands (London: Printed for the Author, –), containing copious annotations by Cited by: 4.

The History Of Four-footed Beasts And Serpents And Insects book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(4). 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. Cheney.


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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.

Edward Topsell (circa – ) was an English cleric and author best remembered for his bestiary. Topsell was born and educated in Sevenoaks, Kent. He attended Christ's College, Cambridge, earned his B.A. and probably an M.A., as well, before beginning a career in the Church of England.

He served as the first rector of East Hoathly in Sussex, and subsequently. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Natural History of Four-footed Beast ISBN x Isbn at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. A selection of woodcuts from a book entitled The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents, published in Most of this three-volume compilation is comprised of the zoological works of the English clergyman Edward Topsell who published several books on religion and other matters during his lifetime.

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In its determination to. Published inThe History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents depicts both real and fantastical creatures in detailed woodcuts.

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Variations: Katoblepas, Catablepon, Katoblepon, Catobleponta, Gorgon (erroneously) The Catoblepas, "that which looks downwards", is probably the most hideous and repulsive of living things, so horrid that its mere glance is lethal.

Pliny locates it in Ethiopia, around the source of the Nile, Aelian puts it in Libya, and Topsell gives a range of Hesperia and. 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.

The Natural History of Four-footed Beasts, published by Newbery inmeasured approximately 23/4" by 41/8" and had a tiny illustration (rather crude and unrealistic, with the animals sport- ing eerily human expressions) for each entry.

Teltruth was the pseudonymous author, and the book was clearly meant for Size: 3MB. Title. The history of four-footed beasts and serpents By.

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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.

A Voyage to the Islands Madera, Barbados, Nieves, S. Christophers and Jamaica with the Natural History of the Herbs, and Trees, Four-footed Beasts, Fishes, Birds, Insects, Reptiles &c.

of the Last of Those Islands: To which is Prefix'd an Introduction Wherein is an Account of the Inhabitants, Air, Waters : Illustrated with the Figures of the Things Describ'd which Have Not.

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.History of Four Footed Beasts 1st Edition by Topsell (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important?

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