Medieval Beasts

Ann Payne

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).

Language: English

ISBN: 1-56131-018-2; LCCN: 92167566; LC: ND3339.P381990; DDC: 745.6/7/090220


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