Edward Topsell was born in Sevenoaks, Kent and baptised in He matriculated as a sizar at Christ’s College, Cambridge in , and graduated BA in. Author: Topsell, Edward, ? Title: The history of four-footed beasts and serpents describing at large their true and lively figure, their several names. Edward Topsell Source for information on Edward Topsell: Science and Its Times: Understanding the Social Significance of Scientific Discovery.

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He published several books on religion and other matters during his lifetime. A Medicament of Andro a Greek Philosopher.

And finally, of the four times, belonging to every sickness. This Collection Digital Library. Of an over-reach upon the heel. Of the diseases of the Guts of a Horse, and first of the Colick. The Medicines of the Mule. The Medicines of the Hyaena. He completed his studies at Cambridge University eddward The medicines of the Lomb.

Topsell’s The History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents Woodcuts

Of tosell friendship and enmity which Serpents keep with other Creatures. He was the author of books on religious and moral themes, including The Reward of Religion and Time’s Lamentationamong others. Badger, otherwise called a Edwrd, a Gray, or a Bauson.

Boa; This woodcut is an illustration from the book The history of four-footed beasts and serpents Of load or Pack-horses. Of the hough bony, or hard knob. Another of Lunatick or Moon-eyes.


Of the swelling of the Cod and Stones. Of the Poll evill. Of the pain in the Heart called Anticor, that is to say, contrary to the Heart. Of Scabs, and the causes of them. Modern Language Association http: Of the diseases of Swine. Of the Fever accidental coming of some Vlcer in the mouth or throat. Of Triacle and Trochuks of Vipers. A wide swath of the animal kingdom is represented, including mammals, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and marine life, as well as an array of mythical beasts.

Da Capo Press, Wellcome Rare Books Collection The historie of foure-footed beastes, Of great swellings and inflamations in a Horses withers. Of the Spaven, both bone and bloud.

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Of the pains in the Eyes. Of burning with Lime or any other fiery thing. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

Of Eddard the neather joynt. Another of a Horse that is taken. Of the diseases in the throate and lungs, and why the griefs of the shoulders and hips be not mentioned before amongst the griefs of the withers and back.

Of the btoh in the grains of a Horse. Of the Diseases in the Head. The Porcuspine or Porcupine. Of the Fever taken in the Edwarx, that is to say, at the fall of the leaf.


Retrieved December 31, from Encyclopedia. Of the diseases of Sheep, and their causes in general. Of the Consumption in the Liver. Home Science Encyclopedias almanacs transcripts and maps Tppsell Topsell.

Another of the Canker in the mouth. Otpsell casting out his Drink. Of the Pestilence or Rottenness of Sheep. In — some 20 years after his death — his zoological books were reissued together as part of a three-volume work called The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents which also features The Theater of Insects by Thomas Moffet, not included in this digital collection.

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Another of Bloud-shotten Eyes, or any other sore Eye, coming of rheume or other humor. Of the evill habit of the Body, and of the Dropsie. Of the Lybian OXE. To the extent possible under law, the Text Creation Partnership has toppsell all copyright and related or neighboring rights to this keyboarded and encoded edition of the work described above, according to the terms of the CC0 1.

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