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historie of foure-footed beastes

Edward Topsell

historie of foure-footed beastes

describing the true and liuely figure of euery beast, with a discourse of their seuerall names, conditions, kindes, vertues (both naturall and medicinall), countries of their breed, their loue and hate to mandkinde, and the wonderfull worke of God in their creation, preseruation, and destruction : necessary for all diuines and students, because the story of euery beast is amplified with narrations out of scriptures, fathers, phylosophers, physitians, and poets : wherein are declared diuers hyerogliphicks, emblems, epigrams, and other good histories, collected out of all the volumes of Conradus Gesner, and all other writers to this present day

by Edward Topsell

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Published by Printed by William Iaggard in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works,
  • Mammals -- Early works to 1800,
  • Monsters -- Early works to 1800

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTopsell"s hist. of foure footed beastes, History of four-footed beasts
    Statementby Edward Topsell.
    GenrePre-Linnean works., Early works to 1800.
    ContributionsJaggard, William, 1569-1623, printer., Gesner, Konrad, 1516-1565., English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL41 .T66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[44], 757, [15] p. (first and last leaves blank), [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages757
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6965524M
    LC Control Number06004054

    Library The historie of foure-footed beastes. Describing the true and liuely figure of euery beast, with a discourse of their seuerall names, conditions, kindes, vertues (both naturall and medicinall) countries of their breed, their loue and hate to mankinde, and the wonderfull worke of God in their creation, preseruation, and destruction. The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes. It's a book from , in once chapter describes the Lybian Beast, or as it was locally known, a Gorgon. Which is a metallic skinned bull capable of breath petrification and whose stomps can cause tremors.

    South, Malcolm, ‘The Unicorn’, in Malcolm South (ed.), Mythical and Fabulous Creatures: A Source Book and Research Guide (New York and London, ), pp Topsell, Edward, The Historie of Foure-Footed Beastes (London, ). Wood, Juliette, Fantastic Creatures in Mythology and Folklore: From Medieval Times to the Present Day (London, ). Other works on display include Edward Topsell’s The historie of foure-footed beastes, published in in London (and possibly one of William Shakespeare’s literary sourcebooks) and a polar bear as described by Captain James Cook, the British explorer, in the 18th century, upon arrival in .


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Historie of foure-footed beastes by Edward Topsell Download PDF EPUB FB2

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