British Library, Harley MS 4333


Produced: France, 1250-1300
Current Location: British Library, London, England, UK
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Language: French
Folios: 117
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 16.5 cm Width: 11.5 cm
Sample page - British Library Harley MS 4333
Folio 42v


The verse version of L'Image du monde by Gossuin de Metz is on folio 1r-70r. Illustrated with astronomical diagrams. The animal descriptions are not illustrated. This is the second version of Gossuin's poem, produced around 1247 CE, with 4000 lines added to the original version.

The Fables of Marie de France is on folio 73r-96r. Not illustrated.

Also contains other moral and didactic poems and treatises.

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Editions and Facsimiles

Printed editions

Meyer, 1892 (Partial)

Digital facsimiles

British Library