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Vollstandige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat der Handschrift Ms. Ashmole 1511--Bestiarium : aus dem Besitz der Bodleian Library, Oxford
Bib ID 1716964
Format BookBook
Uniform Title Bestiarium (Ms. Ashmole 1511)
Description Graz : Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt, c1982 
105 [i.e. 210] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm. 
ISBN 3201012181
Series

Codices selecti phototypice impressi ; v. 76.

Notes

Title mounted on inside of lower cover.

Text in Latin. Incipit (p. [21]): Incipit liber de naturis bestiarum. The preceding pages contain the story of creation from Genesis (Genesis I, 1-28; I, 31-II, 2) and a section (beginning: Omnib[us] animantib[us] Adam p[ri]mus uocabula indidit) from Isidore of Seville's Etymologiae (XII, 1-8).

M.R. James places Ms. Asmole 1511 with the 12th cent. family of bestiaries which are much-expanded classified rearrangements of the 4th cent. Latin Physiologus. Cf. The bestiary / edited by M.R. James. 1928. p. 13ff.

Issued in a slipcase with title: Bestiarium : Oxford Ashmole 1511 : Faksimile. Book has spine title reading the same, without "Faksimile."

"Die Verkaufasauflage der Akademischen Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt ist auf neunhundertachtzig numerierte Exemplare limitiert. Davon sind hundert Exemplare (numeriert I-C) fur die Ausgabe mit handaufgelegtem Foliengold reserviert. Die Ausgabe mit konventioneller Goldreproduktion ist von 1-880 numeriert." In additon there are 3000 numbered copies for publication by Club du livre, Paris, and 500 numbered copies for Ediciones de Arte y Bibliofilia, Madrid. Finally, 40 unnumbered copies, not for sale, were produced for each of the three co-publishers.

M142332.

Library's copy no. 194.

Subjects Bestiaries.  |  Animals -- Folklore -- Early works to 1800.  |  Didactic literature, Latin (Medieval and modern)  |  Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- England -- Oxford -- Facsimiles.
Other authors/contributors Bodleian Library. Manuscript. Ashmole 1511
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Bestiarium

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