Bibliothèque Nationale de France, lat. 14429


Produced: North France, ca. 1250-1260
Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Type: Bestiary
Family: First; H
Language: Latin
Folios: 212
Illustrated: Yes
Scribe: Multiple
Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis
Dimensions: Height: 33 cm Width: 24 cm
Folio 116v


Probably was originally three separate manuscripts; the bestiary-aviary is manuscript B.

Folios 96r-109v: The De avibus or Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilloy; all chapters present but chapters 13-15 conflated. 31 full colored illustrations; miniatures are small and set into the text or in the margin.

Folios 109v-118v: Bestiary. 35 full color illustrations.

Also contains postiles by St Bonaventure, Nicholas of Gorran, and William of Militone.

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