Manuscript

Pierpont Morgan Library, MS M.890
(Fountains Abbey Bestiary)

Codicology

Produced: England, c. 1325-1350
Location: Pierpont Morgan Library (Morgan Library and Museum), New York, New York, USA
Type: Bestiary
Family: Second
Language: Latin
Folios: 22
Illustrated: Yes
Binding: Tan morocco (1920)
Media: Vellum
Script: Cursive
Dimensions: Height: 22.7 cm Width: 15.2 cm
Folio 1r

Description

Bestiary, written and illustrated in England, probably Fountains Abbey. 103 line drawings of animals, birds, fish, humans. 4 of the 22 leaves are from a Missal. The bestiary is on folios 1r-18r.

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