Manuscript

Bibliothèque du Château de Chantilly (Musée Condé), Ms 339
(Le livre des propriétés des choses)

Codicology

Produced: France?, 15th century
Current Location: Bibliothèque du Château de Chantilly (Musée Condé), Chantilly, France
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Language: French
Folios: 345
Author: Bartholomaeus Anglicus
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 42 cm Width: 30.7 cm
Folio 151v

Description

The De proprietatibus rerum, an encyclopedia by Bartholomaeus Anglicus, in the French translation by Jean Corbechon (Le livre des propriétés des choses).

There are group illustrations for the start of Book 12 (birds) and Book 18 (animals), plus four illustrations of individual birds in Book 12.

  • Book 12 (birds) : Folio 151v-165r
  • Book 13, chapter 26 (fish) : folio 172r-174v
  • Book 18 (animals) : folio 291r-313v

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