Manuscript

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, lat. 14429
(De avibus / Bestiary)

Codicology

Produced: North France, ca. 1250-1260
Current Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Manuscript Type: Bestiary
Bestiary Family: First : H
Aviary Group: None
Language: Latin
Folios: 212
Author: Hugh of Fouilly
Illustrated: Yes
Scribe: Multiple
Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis
Dimensions: Height: 33 cm Width: 24 cm
Folio 111r

Description

Folios 96r-109v: The De avibus or Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilloy; all chapters present but chapters 13-15 conflated. 35 full color illustrations; miniatures are small and set into the text or in the margin.

Clark aviary group: none.

Folios 109v-118v: First Family bestiary. 35 full color illustrations.

Probably was originally three separate manuscripts. Also contains postiles by St Bonaventure, Nicholas of Gorran, and William of Militone.

Additional Descriptions

Additional description 1
Additional description 2 (page 304)

Editions and Facsimiles

Digital facsimiles

Bibliothèque Nationale de France (monochrome scans from microfilm)
Bibliothèque Nationale de France (partial, images only)