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Liber bestiarum : Ms Bodley 764 / commentary by Christopher de Hamel ; followed by a translation by Richard Barber
Bib ID 4353761
Format BookBook
Author
Bodleian Library. Manuscript
 
Uniform Title Liber bestiarum (Ms. Bodley 764)
Description London : Folio Society, 2008 
2 v. : col. ill. ; 30 cm. 
Notes

Volume [1] contains the commentary and translation of Ms. Bodley 764 ; vol. [2] is a facsimile reproduction of the manuscript.

"Printed on Profil paper by St Edmundsbury Press, Bury St Edmunds and bound by Hunter and Foulis, Haddington, in Heritage cloth." -- vol. [1], p. [4].

Liber bestiarum is a facsimile of manuscript Bodley 764 in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. The reprographics are by Dot Gradations, Wickford, Essex. The book has been printed and gold foiled by Windles of Thame, Oxon, on Furioso paper. This edition has been hand bound for members of the Folio Society by Brian Settle of Ludlow Bookbinders in full Nigerian [red] goatskin leather over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles. The edition is limited to 1980 numbered copies and 20 lettered copies which are not for sale." -- vol. [2], colophon.

2 vol.s in a special box.

National Library of Australia copy in No. 685.

Subjects Bestiaries -- History and criticism.  |  Didactic literature, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- Translations into English.  |  Manuscripts, Latin (Medieval and modern) -- England -- Oxford -- Facsimiles.  |  Animals -- Folklore -- Early works to 1800.  |  Animals in art.
Other authors/contributors De Hamel, Christopher, 1950-  |  Barber, Richard W

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