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Digital Image File Name: 
31255
Source Call Number: 
STC 24124 Copy 2
Source Creator: 
Topsell, Edward, 1572-1625?
Source Title: 
The historie of serpents...
Source Created or Published: 
1608
Physical Description: 
page 153
Digital Image Type: 
FSL collection
HAMNET CATALOG RECORD: 
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Creator (Hamnet): 
Topsell, Edward, 1572-1625?
Title (Hamnet): 
Second booke of living creatures
Title (Hamnet): 
The historie of serpents. Or, The second booke of liuing creatures: wherein is contained their diuine, naturall, and morall descriptions, with their liuely figures, names, conditions, kindes and natures of all venemous beasts: with their seuerall poysons and antidotes; their deepe hatred to mankind, and the wonderfull worke of God in their creation, and destruction. Necessary and profitable to all sortes of men: collected out of diuine Scriptures, fathers, phylosophers, physitians, and poets: amplified with sundry accidentall histories, hierogliphicks, epigrams, emblems, and ænigmaticall obseruations. By Edvvard Topsell.
Title (Hamnet): 
Historie of serpents
Title (Hamnet): 
Historie of serpents. Or, The second booke of living creatures
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
London :
Publisher (Hamnet): 
printed by William Jaggard,
Date of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet): 
1608.
Physical Description (Hamnet): 
[12], 315, [9] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 2⁰.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works -- Early works to 1800.
Subject (Hamnet): 
Annotations (Provenance) rbprov DFo
Subject (Hamnet): 
Printed waste (Binding) rbbin DFo
Subject (Hamnet): 
Reptiles -- Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Harmsworth, R. Leicester Sir, (Robert Leicester), 1870-1937, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Smedley, William T. (William Thomas), b. 1851, former owner.
Associated Name (Hamnet): 
Huth Library, former owner.
Notes (Hamnet): 
First word of title is xylographic.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Leaves 2E3,4 are in two settings: 2E3v line 18 has either (1) "waters, as in a Boate." or (2) "in a boate." (STC).
Notes (Hamnet): 
The first leaf is blank.
Notes (Hamnet): 
Signatures: A-V⁶ 2A-2H⁶.
Citations (Hamnet): 
ESTC (RLIN) S122051
Citations (Hamnet): 
STC (2nd ed.), 24124
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet): 
HH203/18. Imperfect: lacking 2A3.4. Lacking blank. 2E3.4 in setting 2. Woodcuts hand-colored throughout; MS. markings. G5 torn, affecting text. Formerly bd. w. shelf-mark STC 24123 Copy 2. Rebound, previously in plain calf. Provenance: Harmsworth copy
Call Number (Hamnet): 
STC 24124 Copy 2