Manuscript

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fr. 24428
(Bestiaire of Guillaume le Clerc)

Codicology

Produced: France (Paris?), ca. 1265
Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Type: Bestiary
Language: French
Folios: 118
Author: Guillaume le Clerc
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis
Dimensions: Height: 31.2 cm Width: 21.8 cm

Description

The fully illustrated Bestiaire of Guillaume le Clerc is on folios 53r-78v.

Also includes a French verse adaptation of the Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilly (folios 49r-52r), titled Li volucraires. Chapters 17, 12-14, 30, 33, 59. Two full color illustrations. Adaptation attributed to Ormons li clers (Ormond the Clerk). Clark aviary group: none.

Also includes a lapidary (Li lapidaires, folio 79ff); a fragment of Walter of Metz's Image du monde (folios 1r-48r); the Lais of Marie of France (folios 89ff).

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