Manuscript: lat. 6838B
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Bibliothèque Nationale de France, lat. 6838B
 

Produced: Northern France, 13th century

Language: Latin

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Media: Parchment
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Folios: 40  Height:   cm   Width:   cm

Manuscript type: Bestiary

Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France

Family: Second

 



Source: Bibliothèque Nationale de France lat. 6838B | Copyright 2004 Copyright 2004 Bibliothèque Nationale de France | Folio 21v


 
Description

A fully-illustrated bestiary. The illustrations are mostly colored drawings; only the first three have colored backgrounds or borders. The text is in four sections: wild and domestic animals, birds, fish and reptiles.

This bestiary is not shown in any of the bestiary family lists. Based on its similarity to other manuscripts, it appears to be a Second Family manuscript.


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Editions and Facsimiles



Digital facsimiles: Bibliothèque Nationale de France (partial)

 

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