Book/Printed Material 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 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 Topsell's hist. of foure footed beastes / History of four-footed beasts

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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 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
Other Title
Topsell's hist. of foure footed beastes
History of four-footed beasts
Contributor Names
Topsell, Edward, 1572-1625?
Jaggard, William, 1569-1623, printer.
Gessner, Conrad, 1516-1565.
English Printing Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
London : Printed by William Iaggard, 1607.
Subject Headings
-  Zoology--Pre-Linnean works
-  Mammals--Early works to 1800
-  Monsters--Early works to 1800
-  England--London
Notes
-  Title vignette: The gorgon.
-  Errors in pagination.
-  Signatures: A⁶ [par.]⁶ 2[par.]⁸ chi² B-2V⁶ 3A-3X⁶ 3Y⁸.
-  STC (2nd ed.) 24123
-  Includes indexes in multiple languages.
-  LC copy imperfect: first and last leaves (blank) wanting; pages trimmed with some loss of ill.
-  LC copy has inscription on t.p.: Francis Cleaver. 1662=. Inscription on p. [758]: Bibliothecae Gilberti Walonesley.
-  Special Files Project; vb59 01-23-2008
-  LAC scc 2018-12-07 no edits (1 card)
Medium
[44], 757, [15] p. (first and last leaves blank), [1] leaf of plates : ill. (woodcuts) ; 33 cm. (fol.)
Call Number/Physical Location
QL41 .T66
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/EnglishPrint.04054.1
Library of Congress Control Number
06004054
Language
English
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Description
Title vignette: The gorgon. Errors in pagination. Signatures: A⁶ [par.]⁶ 2[par.]⁸ chi² B-2V⁶ 3A-3X⁶ 3Y⁸. STC (2nd ed.) 24123 Includes indexes in multiple languages. LC copy imperfect: first and last leaves (blank) wanting; pages trimmed with some loss of ill. LC copy has inscription on t.p.: Francis Cleaver. 1662=. Inscription on p. [758]: Bibliothecae Gilberti Walonesley. Special Files Project; vb59 01-23-2008 LAC scc 2018-12-07 no edits (1 card)
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Topsell, Edward, ?, William Jaggard, Conrad Gessner, and English Printing Collection. 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 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. London: Printed by William Iaggard, 1607. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/06004054/.

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Topsell, E., Jaggard, W., Gessner, C. & English Printing Collection. (1607) 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 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. London: Printed by William Iaggard. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/06004054/.

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Topsell, Edward, ?, et al. 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 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. London: Printed by William Iaggard, 1607. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/06004054/>.