Manuscript

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 217
(Livre des proprietés des choses)

Codicology

Produced: France?, 15th century
Current Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Language: French
Author: artholomaeus Anglicus
Illustrated: No
Media: Vellum
Folio 239r

Description

The De proprietatibus rerum, an encyclopedia by Bartholomaeus Anglicus, in the French translation by Jean Corbechon. Not illustrated, though spaces were left for illustrations.

  • Book 12 (birds) : folio 143r-151r
  • Book 13, chapter 26 (fish) : folio 158v-160r
  • Book 18 (animals) : folio 239r-275r

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Bibliothèque Nationale de France (monochrome scan from microfilm)