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The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects

£250.00

Product description

The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects ~Volumes 1 & 2 - these volumes cover the history of four-footed beasts, serpents and insects and is the translation by Edward Topsell of Conrad Gesner 's Historiae Animalium. When Topsell prepared this translation, in the first decade of the seventeenth century, zoology had only just become a science. Topsell's work has a unique place - it was the first major book on animals printed in Great Britain in English. The books are a facsimile copy of the original work and were published in 1967. The books are in very good condition apart from some staining on the page edges. This is a heavy item and will be sent by courier.

Item details

Author(s):
Topsell Gesner
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
31cmX21.5cmX4cm and 31cmX21.5cmX2cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
586
Publisher:
Frank Cass & co.

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The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects ~Volumes 1 & 2 - these volumes cover the history of four-footed beasts, serpents and insects and is the translation by Edward Topsell of Conrad Gesner 's Historiae Animalium. When Topsell prepared this translation, in the first decade of the seventeenth century, zoology had only just become a science. Topsell's work has a unique place - it was the first major book on animals printed in Great Britain in English. The books are a facsimile copy of the original work and were published in 1967. The books are in very good condition apart from some staining on the page edges. This is a heavy item and will be sent by courier.

Author(s):
Topsell Gesner
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
31cmX21.5cmX4cm and 31cmX21.5cmX2cm
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
586
Publisher:
Frank Cass & co.

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