A description of the nature of four-footed beasts (page 2/3)

[picture: Tab. I.: Horses]

Tab. I.: Horses

Image of page marked “Tab. I”, the first with an illustration: Equus Pferd
Roß Hengst Gaul: two antique engravings of horses. [more...]

[picture: 135a.---Antique engraving of a horse]

135a.—Antique engraving of a horse

This picture of a horse was engraved on brass and included in the 1678 edition of this book. It is taken from Tab. I. [more...]

[picture: 135b.---Antique engraving of a horse]

135b.—Antique engraving of a horse

This picture of a horse was engraved on brass and included in the 1678 edition of this book. It is taken from Tab. I. [more...]

[picture: Tab. XI: Rinocerous and Unicorns]

Tab. XI: Rinocerous and Unicorns

Image of page marked “Tab. XI”, from the illustrations: [more...]

[picture: Monoceros (Unicorn) Engraving]

Monoceros (Unicorn) Engraving

An engraving of a Monocerous, or Unicorn, on brass, from the 1678 edition of the book. It is taken from Tab. XI. [more...]

[picture: Unicorn with Mane (Monoceros seu Unicornu Jubatus)]

Unicorn with Mane (Monoceros seu Unicornu Jubatus)

This picture of a unicorn with a mane was engraved on brass and included in the 1678 edition of this book. It is taken from Tab. XI. [more...]

[picture: Unicorn with Mane (another one)]

Unicorn with Mane (another one)

This picture of a unicorn with a mane was engraved on brass and included in the 1678 edition of this book. It is taken from Tab. XI. [more...]

[picture: Rhinocerous (Rhinoceros, Hornnase Rhinocer) Old Engraving or Woodcut]

Rhinocerous (Hornnase Rhinocer) Engraving

The Rhinoceros borrows his name from the horn in his snout. Some call him an Ægyptian Ox, some an Æthiopian Bull, but they mistake; for there are none in Ægypt, except by chance. In Æthiopia indeed is a bull like him in the horn, which the unskilfull miscall a Rhinoceros. [...] [more...]

[picture: Antique engraving of a gryphon]

Antique engraving of a gryphon

This picture of a gryphon was engraved on brass and included in the 1678 edition of this book. It is taken from plate XLIX, which also features the hippopotamus. [more...]


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