British Library, Harley MS 6563
(Book of Hours)


Produced: England (London?), 1320-1230
Current Location: British Library, London, England, UK
Manuscript Type: Book of Hours
Language: Latin
Folios: 110
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 16 cm Width: 10.5 cm
Folio 29v


A Book of Hours, containing Christian contemplative texts. Most pages have marginal illustration, many of which are of animals: fabulous, real, hybrid and grotesques. The images do not appear to relate to the text.

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