Manuscript: MS 101
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Bibliothèque Municipale de Valenciennes, MS 101
(Aviarium / Bestiary)
 

Produced: France, ca. 1240

Language: Latin

Author: 
Illustrator: Single
Scribe: Single

Binding: 
Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis cursiva

Folios: 202  Height: 35 cm   Width: 23 cm

Manuscript type: Bestiary

Location: Bibliothèque Municipale de Valenciennes, Valenciennes, France

Family: First; H

 




 
Description

Folios 171r-187r: The De avibus or Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilloy. All normal chapters present, plus the Coot and Ibis chapters (folios 188r-188v). 34 full color illustrations; colored initials with pen scrollwork for each chapter. Medieval Book of Birds: Hugh of Fouilloy's Aviarium (Binghampton, NY, 1992) Clark aviary group: Paris.

Folios 189r-200v: Bestiary. 35 full color illustrations.

Also includes a dictionary of the Bible by Guillaume Breton.


 
Editions and Facsimiles



Digital facsimiles: Bibliothèque Municipale de Valenciennes (partial)

 

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