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A thirteenth century bestiary in the library of Alnwick Castle: PB 1958.2

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A thirteenth century bestiary in the library of Alnwick Castle


Editor: Millar, Eric George
Publisher: Roxburghe Club
Printer: Batey, Charles
Printer: Oxford University Press



With an introduction by Eric George Millar.

Description of the ms. owned by the Duke of Northumberland, with facsims. of many of the pages and supplementary facsims. from the British Museum, ms. 12 C. xix.
This manuscript was sold at Sotheby's, London, 29 November 1990. See Sotheby's sale catalogue of that date.
Bibliographical footnotes.
Includes index.

Xv, 46 p, XCII p of plates : ill. facsims ; 30 cm.

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  • Oxford

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Method of acquisition: Unknown


Production date: AD 1958


Quarter bound in blue leather, gold stamped, with blue cloth sides

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Support composed of paper

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Printing ink

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1958.2
Primary reference Number: 98482
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 August 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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