|The World of Animals: A treasury of lore, legend and literature by great writers and naturalists from the 5th century B.C. to the present|
|Joseph Wood Krutch|
|New York: Simon and Schuster, 1961|
Excerpts from the writings of a wide variety of authors, from ancient Greece and Rome, to the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and beyond. Most are post-medieval, but there are articles from bestiaries, Pliny, Bartholomaeus Anglicus, Topsell, Homer, Herodotus, Aristotle, and others.
508 p., illustrations.