The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects. Edward TOPSELL.

The History of Four-Footed Beasts and Serpents and Insects

New York: Da Capo Press, 1967. Folio (32cm). Three volumes in half beige leatherette, with brown pape rover boards, titled in brown and stamped with gilt animals on front boards; vol. I: [34],586pp; vol. II: [xii], 591-818,[6]pp; vol. III [xxii],889-1130,[6]pp; black and white in-text illustrations. A straight, clean set with a few minor exterior scuffs: Near Fine.

Facsimile of the 1658 London edition, reproduced from a copy owned by the American Museum of Natural History; the original was heavily based on Conrad Gesner's Historiae Animalium.

Price: $200.00

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