National Library of Russia, Lat. Q.v.V. 1
(Saint Petersburg Bestiary)


Produced: England, 1170-1185
Location: National Library of Russia, St Petersburg, Russian Federation
Type: Bestiary
Family: First Family, Transitional
Language: Latin
Folios: 98
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 21 cm Width: 15 cm
Folio 69v


A full bestiary of the First family (transitional). It is closely related to the Worksop Bestiary (Pierpont Morgan Library, MS M.81).

There are 114 illustrations, four of them full page. They are similar to the Worksop Bestiary images in content, style and painting technique.

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Editions and Facsimiles

Printed facsimiles

AyN Ediciones, Madrid, 2002

Digital facsimiles

National Library of Russia (partial, six illustrated pages)