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Published by printed for E. Newbery in London .
Written in English

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Statementby T. Teltruth. Embellished with curious cuts.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages122
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Open LibraryOL21629748M

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Title. The history of four-footed beasts and serpents By. Topsell, Edward, Gessner, Conrad, Moffett, Thomas, Internet Archive BookReader The history of four-footed beasts and serpents. Internet Archive. Internet Archive. Settings Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader. Download RIS citations. TY - BOOK TI - A voyage to the islands Madera, Barbados, Nieves, S. Christophers and Jamaica: with the natural history of the herbs and trees, four-footed beasts, fishes, birds, insects, reptiles, &c. of the last of those islands; to which is prefix'd, an introduction, wherein is an account of the inhabitants, air, waters, diseases, trade, &c. of that place, with .   Search the history of over billion The history of four-footed beasts and serpents. Item Preview translation of books 1 and 5 of Gesner's Historia animalium, with additions by Topsell. The second part has title: The history of serpents. Or, The second book of living creatures By Edward Topsell.