Manuscript: fr. 24428
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Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 24428
(Bestiaire of Guillaume le Clerc)
 

Produced: France (Paris?), ca. 1265

Language: French

Author: Guillaume le Clerc
Illustrator: 
Scribe: 

Binding: 
Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis

Folios: 118  Height: 31.2 cm   Width: 21.8 cm

Manuscript type: Bestiary

Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France

Family: n/a

 




 
Description

The fully illustrated Bestiaire of Guillaume le Clerc is on folios 53r-78v.

Also includes a French verse adaptation of the Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilly (folios 49r-52r), titled Li volucraires. Chapters 17, 12-14, 30, 33, 59. Two full color illustrations. Adaptation attributed to Ormons li clers (Ormond the Clerk). Medieval Book of Birds: Hugh of Fouilloy's Aviarium (Binghampton, NY, 1992) Clark aviary group: none.

Also includes a lapidary (Li lapidaires, folio 79ff); a fragment of Walter of Metz's Image du monde (folios 1r-48r); the Lais of Marie of France (folios 89ff).


 
Editions and Facsimiles

None known


 

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