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Egerton 1121 f. 36 Fox on a pilgrimage
Fox on a pilgrimage
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Description: Detail of a miniature of a fox, having grown old and setting off on a pilgrimage, refusing the companionship of the watch-dog, the wild ass, the bear, the lion, the peacock, the wolf, the pig, and the mule, and choosing the companionship of the panther, the ape, the lamb, the hare, the hedgehog, the ox, the young hound, and the ant, at the beginning of Chapter 24 of Book 1. 
Origin: Austria, W. (Salzburg) 


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