Last edited by Kajizahn
Monday, November 16, 2020 | History

2 edition of history of four-footed beasts and serpents found in the catalog.

history of four-footed beasts and serpents

Edward Topsell

history of four-footed beasts and serpents

  • 149 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Printed by E. Cotes, for G. Sawbridge (etc.) in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCollected out of the writings of Conradus Gesner and other authors, by Edward Topsel. Whereunto is now added, The theater of insects... by T. Muffet.
    ContributionsGesner, Konrad, 1516-1565., Moffett, Thomas, 1553-1604., Rowland, John, M.D.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1 :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19907420M

    Edward Topsell (). “The History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects”.


Share this book
You might also like
Best man for the job

Best man for the job

Cambridge Press 1638-1692

Cambridge Press 1638-1692

Structural durability of damaged metallic panel repaired with composite patches

Structural durability of damaged metallic panel repaired with composite patches

Longman junior metric mathematics.

Longman junior metric mathematics.

Making corporate social responsibility a global concern

Making corporate social responsibility a global concern

Successful marketing for small business

Successful marketing for small business

Golfs most wanted

Golfs most wanted

significance of Via Crucis

significance of Via Crucis

Erté at ninety-five

Erté at ninety-five

Conflict and its solution.

Conflict and its solution.

Québec health and social services system

Québec health and social services system

Agricultural Education in Northamptonshire

Agricultural Education in Northamptonshire

history of four-footed beasts and serpents by Edward Topsell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. The history of four-footed beasts and serpents. Item Preview remove-circle 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, 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.

Internet Archive BookReader History of four-footed beasts and serpents book history of four-footed beasts and serpents.

Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page. Finished. The history of four-footed beasts and serpents.

The history of four-footed beasts and serpents. ← Back to item details. PDF/ePub Info Share, |. Published inThe History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents depicts both real and fantastical creatures in detailed woodcuts. A wide swath of the animal kingdom is represented, including mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and marine life, as well as an array of mythical beasts.

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 two.

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 book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(4). 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.

The history of four-footed beasts and serpents Hardcover – January 1, by Edward Topsell (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and 5/5(1).

The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Book Title. The history of four-footed beasts and serpents By. Topsell, Edward, COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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. 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. 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.

The animal pictured is a cow. This woodcut is an illustration from the book The history of four-footed beasts and serpents by Edward Topsell, printed by E. Cotes for G. Sawbridge, T. Williams and T. Johnson in London in 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 Collected out of the writings of Conradus Gesner and other authors, by Edward Topsel. Whereunto is now v History of Four Footed Beasts 1st Edition by Topsell (Editor) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

The digit and digit formats both work. Price: $ 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.

Topsell’s The History of Foure-Footed Beastes () and its sequel, The History of Serpents (), met the readers’ needs for information—ranging from imaginative to practical.

They learned that weasels give birth through their mouths, mice are hateful to oysters, and apes are terrified of snails and shellfish. 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. 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.

Topsell's The History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents Web site Topsell’s Beasts USL Rare Books: TOPSELL, Edward. The History of four-footed beasts and serpents Page at University of Reading images from Topsell's book, The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents, can be viewed at the University of Houston Digital Library.

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. The history of four-footed beasts, taken principally from the Historiae animalium on Conrad Gesner, by E. Topsellv. The history of serpents, taken principally from the Historiae animalium of.

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. InEdward Topsell wrote The History of Four-Footed Beasts, shortly followed in by The History of volumes were eventually combined in into The History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents after Topsell's can actually find a PDF of the book here at to check it out yourself, but as far as I am aware the text is identical to the original text.

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.

The history of serpents: or the second book of living creatures, title page with boa eating a child Names Topsell, Edward (?) (Author) Collection.

history of four-footed beasts and serpents Dates / Origin Date Issued: Place: London Publisher: Printed by E. Cotes, for G. Sawbridge, T. Williams, and T. Johnson Library locations. Apr 3, - A selection of woodcuts from a book entitled The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents, published in Stay safe and healthy.

Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. 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. Topsell, E., The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects. New York: Da Capo Press, (This is a facsimile of the original edition.) For an excellent display of Topsell's images see this UH Special Collections page.

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. Jul 5, - A selection of woodcuts from a book entitled The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents, published in Stay safe and healthy.

Please practice hand-washing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. MOVING SALE — PRICE REDUCED: Vintage Books—History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects. Wonderful "unabridged republication of the edition published in London, this work has been reproduced from a copy in the Rare Book Collection of the Seller Rating: % positive.

The perfect Book Bug Insect Animated GIF for your conversation. Discover and Share the best GIFs on Tenor. The History Of Four Footed Beasts And Serpents GIF SD GIF HD GIF MP4.

CAPTION. Share to iMessage. Share to Facebook. Share to Twitter. Share to Reddit. Share to Pinterest. 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.

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. This is a woodcut is of the tragelaph from the book, The History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents by Edward Topsell. The hircocervus (Latin: hircus, "billy goat" + cervus, "stag") or tragelaph (Greek: τράγος, romanized: tragos, "billy goat" + έλαφος, elaphos, "stag"), also known as a goat-stag, was a legendary creature.

Can you name the real animals from the History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents based off the images provided? Test your knowledge on this science quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others.

Quiz by ExtinctanimalsThe History Of Four-footed Beasts And Serpents And Insects: ISBN () Softcover, Da Capo Press, Of the Cat: Extract. Hamster of Cricetus; This woodcut is an illustration from the book The history of four-footed beasts and serpents Published inThe History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents depicts both real and fantastical creatures in detailed woodcuts.

Of Lice, and how to kill them. Of the Diet of Horses, and their length of life. Licensing for more information.