Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 574
(L'Image du monde)
|Produced:||France, ca. 1320|
|Location:||Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France|
|Author:||Gossuin de Metz|
|Dimensions:||Height: 25 cm Width: 17.5 cm|
This is a very fine copy of the prose version of L'Image du monde, an encyclopedia by Gossuin de Metz. There are animal descriptions in the Geography section; none are illustrated. There are several very high quality paintings on geographical and astronomical subjects, as well as beautiful paintings showing the teaching of the liberal arts.
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