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The historie of serpents. Or, the second booke of living creatures. Wherein is contained their divine, naturall, and morall descriptions, with their lively figures, names, conditions, kindes and natures of all venemous beasts: with their severall poysons and antidotes ... Collected out of divine Scriptures, fathers, phylosophers, physicians, and poets: amplified with sundry ... histories, hierogliphicks, epigrams, emblems, and aenigmaticall observations / By Edward Topsell.

  • Topsell, Edward, 1572-1625?
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About this work


London : Printed by William Jaggard, 1608.

Physical description

5 pages, 6 unnumbered leaves, 315 pages, 8 unnumbered pages : woodcuts (1 on title page), illustrations ; (folio)


Title vignette; head and tail pieces; initials

References note

STC 24124
ESTC S122051
STC (2nd ed.), 24124


  • English

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