Manuscript

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Rothschild 2800 (434 a)
(Bestiaire of Guillaume le Clerc)

Codicology

Produced: France, 14the century
Current Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Manuscript Type: Miscellany
Bestiary Family: French
Language: French
Folios: 170
Author: Guillaume le Clerc
Illustrated: No
Media: Vellum
Dimensions: Height: 22.8 cm Width: 16.3 cm
Folio 140r

Description

The Bestiaire of Guillaume le Clerc in French verse is on folio 140r-163r. The only illustration is a small marginal image of a bird, probably a parrot.

Also contains Li Roumans de la Rose and other texts.

This is the copy of the Bestiaire designated O by Reinsch. Formerly belonged to Lord Ashburnham, when the shelfmark was Barrois 11.

Alternate shelfmark Rothchild IV.2.24.

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