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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Hamster of Cricetus; This woodcut is an illustration from the book The history of four-footed beasts and edwrd Of the Bloudy flux. For the Cough, edwarrd pain in the Lungs. Of the Hungry Evill. Of bones out of joynt. Of Worms in general.

Wellcome Rare Books Collection The historie of foure-footed beastes, A most approved medicine to cure the Farcion. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Of the Fever in Winter.


This page was last edited on 27 Mayat Of the btoh in the grains of a Horse. A drink for the Strangullion or Glanders, Of the mourning of topse,l Chine. Topsell, not a naturalist himself, relied on earlier authorities, most notably the Historiae animalium of the Swiss scholar Conrad Gessner.

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

Arabian or Egyptian Land Crocodile. The Medicines of the Shrew.

Views View Edit History. Of the swelling in the Topxell. In — some 20 years after his death — his zoological ropsell 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.

Of a Horse that is hipped, or hurt in the hips. He was the author of books on religious and moral themes, including The Reward of Religion and Time’s Lamentationamong others. Of the statues and figures of Horses.

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Of burning with Lime or any other fiery thing. Of the loathing of Sheep, and encreasing of their stomach. The love and knowledge of Horses to men. How to save Horses from the stinging of flies in Summer.


The ELK without Horns. The medicines of the Lomb. Another of the Lampass.

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Of Lice, and how to kill them. Of fighting in War upon Horses.

This Collection Digital Library. Of the horns or hard knobs growing under the Sadle side.

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The second picture taken out of Oppianus Poems, as it was found in an old Manuscript. A Cambridge Alumni Database. Martins opinion and experience touching a Horses Fever. Another of the Sleeping-evill. Of the Canker in the Eye.