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The history of four-footed beasts and serpents...

Collection Data

Topsell, Edward, 1572-1625? (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1658
Place: London
Publisher: Printed by E. Cotes, for G. Sawbridge, T. Williams, and T. Johnson
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: *KC+ 1658 (Topsell, E. History of four-footed beasts and serpents)
Content: Illustrated title-pages.
Content: Imperfect: p. 681-682 wanting.
Content: Vol. 1 is largely a translation of books 1 and 5 of gesner's Historiæ animalum, with additions by Topsell. Thesecond part has title: The history of serpents. Or, The second book of living creatures ... By Edward Topsell. London, Printed by E. Cotes, 1658.
Content: Vol. 2, a translation of Moffett's Insectorum ... theatrum,has title: The theatre of insects: or, Lesser living creatures ... By Tho. Mouffet ... London, Printed by E.C.,1658.
Content: With bookplate of Thomas Westwood.
Ownership: Lenox.
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. in 1. illus. 33 cm.
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14476143
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 37f512c0-c605-012f-0704-58d385a7bc34
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