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Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België, MS. IV 398 / 5
(Der Naturen Bloeme fragment)

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Produced: Netherlands, 1301-1340
Current Location: Koninklijke Bibliotheek van België, Brussels, Belgium
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Language: Middle Dutch
Folios: 6
Author: Jacob van Maerlant
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 21.7 cm Width: 15.8 cm
Folio 7²

Description

A fragment of Der Naturen Bloeme, and encyclopedia by Jacob van Maerlant. Three bifolia (with medieval foliation xlii-xlvii) from a volume on two columns, containing Der naturen bloeme, III, 1891-2852. Some pages are complete, but several have missing edges. Includes 31 chapters or partial chapters from Book 3 (Birds). Not illustrated.

A further bifolio from the same volume is Ghent, University Library, MS 2749 / 8.

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