Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. lat. 1066
(Liber de natura rerum)


Produced: Bayern, Germany, 1424
Current Location: Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Vatican City, Vatican
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Language: Latin
Folios: 245
Author: Thomas of Cantimpré
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Paper
Dimensions: Height: 30.5 cm Width: 21.5 cm
Folio 51r


Contains the Liber de natura rerum by Thomas of Cantimpré on folio 1r-189r. There are numerous small, finely executed, color illustrations (half column width). The section on animals starts on folio 46r.

  • Book 4: Quadrupeds [folio 46r-80r]
  • Book 5: Birds [folio 80r-106v]
  • Book 6: Sea monsters [folio 106v-115v]
  • Book 7: Fish [folio 115v-127v]
  • Book 8: Serpents [folio 127v-135r]
  • Book 9: Worms [folio 135r-143v]

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