Manuscript

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, lat. 6749A
(De avibus)

Codicology

Produced: France (Tours?), ca. 1450
Current Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Manuscript Type: Aviary
Language: Latin
Folios: 87
Author: Albertus Magnus
Illustrated: No
Illustrator: Maître de Charles du Maine
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 21 cm Width: 14.5 cm
Folio 1r

Description

De avibus (On birds), being Book 23 extracted from De animalibus by Albertus Magnus. The other 25 books are omitted. Folio 1r is fully decorated, with a painting of Albert (?) holding a book on birds, and four unidentified falcon-like birds in the right and bottom margins. There are no other illustrations.

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