Bodleian Library, MS. Bodley 602
(Bestiary / De avibus)


Produced: South England (St Albans?), 13th century, 2nd quarter
Current Location: Bodleian Library, Oxford, England, UK
Manuscript Type: Bestiary
Bestiary Family: First : B-Is
Aviary Group: Paris
Language: Latin
Folios: 65
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis
Dimensions: Height: 24 cm Width: 17.5 cm
Folio 14r


The bestiary is on folio 4r-36r; it is fully illustrated. In some cases the moralization is illustrated.

The De avibus of Hugh of Fouilloy is on folio 36v-65v; missing chapters 52-60. 18 line drawings with heavy wash, some in the margins, in the style of the school of Matthew Paris.

Clark aviary group: Paris.

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Bodleian Library (partial, most folios missing)