British Library, Harley MS 4789
(De proprietatibus rerum)


Produced: England, 1400-1425
Current Location: British Library, London, England, UK
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Language: English
Folios: 286
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 40.5 cm Width: 30.5 cm
Sample page - British Library Harley MS 4789
Folio 230v


The De proprietatibus rerum, an encyclopedia by Bartholomaeus Anglicus, in the English translation by John Trevisa. Not illustrated.

  • Book 12 (birds) : folio 122r-131v (missing the last five chapters)
  • Book 13, chapter 26 (fish) : folio 131v-141r
  • Book 18 (animals) : folio 230v-276r

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