Content: Vol. 1 is largely a translation of books 1 and 5 of gesner's Historiæ animalum, with additions by Topsell. Thesecond part has title: The history of serpents. Or, The second book of living creatures ... By Edward Topsell. London, Printed by E. Cotes, 1658.
Content: Vol. 2, a translation of Moffett's Insectorum ... theatrum,has title: The theatre of insects: or, Lesser living creatures ... By Tho. Mouffet ... London, Printed by E.C.,1658.