The historie of foure-footed beastes [microform] : 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. 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.
- London : Printed by William Iaggard, 1607.
- Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 942:1.
, 757,  p. : ill.
- Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works.
- In the title, the first word is xylographic.
Title page varies: with cut of hyena (used for sea wolf on p. 749) or of gorgon (most copies; not illustrated in the text pp. 162-3); examples of both at British Library. B1, 2, 5, 6 in 2 settings; B2r catchword: 'they'; B64 line 1: 'crowne' (Huntington Library) or 'gers' and 'Crowne' (Harvard). In some copies (one of the British Library copies, for example) there is an extra leaf after F4 with heading: 'The Picture of the vulger Bugill Folio 57.'--Cf. STC.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1962. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640; 942:01). s1962 miun a
- Cited in:
- STC (2nd ed.) 24123.
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