Manuscript

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 25545
(Bestiaire d'amour en vers / Fables)

Codicology

Produced: France?, 16th century
Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Type: Miscellany
Language: French
Folios: 167
Author: Richard de Fournival / Marie de France
Illustrated: No
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 21.5 cm Width: 14.4 cm
Folio 90r

Description

Contains the Bestiaire d'amour en vers of Richard de Fournival on folio 89v-94v. This is the only manuscript that contain the verse version of Richard's Bestiaire. Only the prologue and six animal sections are included (cock, onager, wolf, cricket, swan, dog).

Also contains a fragment of the stories of Reynard the Fox, 63 of the fables of Marie de France, and other fables.

The manuscript is not illustrated.

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Editions and Facsimiles

Printed editions

Arthur Långfors, 1924

Digital facsimiles

Bibliothèque Nationale de France