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Bestiary: Being an English Version of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Bodley 764

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Edited By: R Barber

208 pages, 136 col illus

Boydell & Brewer

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #25482 | ISBN: 0851153291
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About this book

Bestiaries are a particularly characteristic product of medieval England: richly illuminated and lavishly produced, they provide a natural history of birds, beasts and fishes, drawing moral examples from animal behaviour and revealing mystical meanings. This Bestiary was produced in the 13th century.

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