Bibliothèque Municipale de Cambrai, MS 259
(Cambrai Aviary)


Produced: North France, last quarter 13th century
Location: Bibliothèque Municipale de Cambrai, Cambrai, France
Type: Aviary
Language: Latin
Folios: 324
Author: Hugh of Fouilloy
Illustrated: Yes
Scribe: Several
Media: Parchment
Script: Littera textualis
Dimensions: Height: 20.7 cm Width: 15 cm
Folio 193r


The complete illustrated Aviarium (book of birds) of Hugh of Fouilloy on folios 186r-203v. Clark aviary group: Heiligenkreuz. Full color illustrations; colored initials.

Also contains various theological works by Anselm of Canterbury, Richard of St Victor, etc.

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Bibliothèque virtuelle des manuscrits médiévaux (BVMM) (Partial, mostly extracted images)