Monsters and Monstrosities in Literature
 
     
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Hairy Man
Anthropometamorphosis: Man Transformed

John Bulwer . 1653
     
 
Goose-headed Man
Monstrorum Historia
Ulisse Aldrovandi . 1642

 

   
  Elephant-headed Man
De Monstris
Fortunio Liceti . 1665
     
  Triton and Siren
Des Monstres et Prodiges
Ambroise Pare . 1582
  Monstrous tribes from India
Liber Chronicarum
Hartmann Schedel . 1493