British Library, Royal MS 12 E III
(De proprietatibus rerum)


Produced: France (Paris), 14th century
Current Location: British Library, London, England, UK
Manuscript Type: Encyclopedia
Language: Latin
Folios: 229
Author: Bartholomaeus Anglicus
Illustrated: No
Media: Vellum
Dimensions: Height: 15.2 cm Width: 10.2 cm


De Proprietatibus Rerum: a portion of the work of the Franciscan Bartholomaeus Anglicus, comprising the account of particular birds, fishes, stones, plants, and animals. Includes books 12, 13 (chapter 26), 14, 17 (chapter 3-end), 18 (chapter 2-106). Imperfect at the end. Without title, but a contemporary note says Iste libellus excerptus est de naturis rerum. Begins Aquila uelud regina inter aues. Initials flourished in red and blue. - [Adapted from the British Library description]

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