Manuscript

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, lat. 3638A

Codicology

Produced: Paris, 13th century
Location: Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
Type: Bestiary
Family: First; H
Language: Latin
Folios: 94
Illustrated: Yes
Media: Parchment
Dimensions: Height: 20 cm Width: 13.5 cm
Folio 40v

Description

Contains the Aviarium of Hugh of Fouilloy (folios 1r-59r). All chapters and the prologues are present, but chapters 49 and 50 and after chapter 58. Illustrations: second prologue has a picture of the author with a dove; Part I has a picture of the cedar and Christ; Part II has portraits of the birds. Illustrations are full color. The style is similar to that of Bibliothéque Municipale de Chalon-sur-Saône, MS 14.

Also contains a complete illustrated bestiary of the First Family, H version , not noted in McCulloch or Clark & McMunn.

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