New York: New Amsterdam Books, 1990
Ann Payne follows the order of a traditional type of bestiary and describes each beast in a commentary which she has derived from the original texts. The illustrations ... are taken from nine different bestiaries in the British Library's collections. - [Cover copy]
Also includes a description of the nine bestiary manuscripts: Stowe MS 1067, Sloane MS 278, Royal MS 12 C XIX, Additional MS 11283, Royal MS 12 F XIII, Harley MS 4751, Harley MS 3244, Sloane MS 3544, Egerton MS 613, and Royal MS 2 B VII. Many high-quality images from each manuscript.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
96 pp., illustrations (70+ color).
ISBN: 1-56131-018-2; LCCN: 92167566; LC: ND3339.P381990; DDC: 745.6/7/090220
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