Koninklijke Bibliotheek, KB, 78 D 40
(Festal Missal)


Produced: Amiens, 1323
Current Location: Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Hague, Netherlands
Manuscript Type: Missal
Language: Latin
Folios: 177
Illustrated: Yes
Illustrator: Petrus de Raimbaucourt
Scribe: Garnerus de Morolio
Binding: 19th-century green and red leather
Media: Vellum
Script: Littera textualis
Dimensions: Height: 34.7 cm Width: 24.8 cm
Sample page - Koninklijke Bibliotheek, KB, 78 D 40
Folio 1r


This manuscript has several animal illustrations in the margins, including three of the unicorn and the maiden; in each of these the maiden holds a mirror in which her face can be seen, an unusual feature.

2 full-page miniatures, 1 miniature, 20 historiated initials, 8 illustrations in the margin, decorated initials with border decoration. Made for Johannes de Marchello, abbot of the Premonstratensian abby of St. Jean at Amiens.

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