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Books of Beasts in the British Library: the Medieval Bestiary and its context

Introduction The Origins of the
Medieval Bestiary
English Bestiaries
and their Beasts
Beast Studies and
Beast Stories
Beasts in the
Margins



Further reading

M. R. James, The Bestiary: Being a Reproduction in full of the Manuscript Ii.4.26 in the University Library, Cambridge (Oxford: Roxburghe Club, 1928).

Florence McCulloch, Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries, University of North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures, 33 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1962).

Francis Klingender, Animals in Art and Thought to the End of the Middle Ages, ed. by Evelyn Antal and John Harthan (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1971).

Willene Clark and Meradith T. McMunn, Birds and Beasts of the Middle Ages: The Bestiary and its Legacy (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1989).

Ann Payne, Medieval Beasts (London: British Library, 1990).

Debra Hassig, Medieval Bestiaries: Text, Image, Ideology (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995).

Ron Baxter, Bestiaries and Their Users in the Middle Ages (Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing, 1998).

Willene B. Clark, A Medieval Book of Beasts: The Second-Family Bestiary: Commentary, Art, Text and Translation (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell Press, 2006).

Christopher de Hamel, ed., Book of Beasts: A Facsimile of MS Bodley 764 (Oxford: Bodleian Library, 2008).

Jane Geddes et al., The Aberdeen Bestiary Project [http://www.abdn.ac.uk/bestiary/index.hti accessed 13 October 2011].

The Medieval Bestiary: Animals in the Middle Ages, ed. by David Badke, [http://bestiary.ca/ accessed 13 October 2011].
Introduction The Origins of the
Medieval Bestiary
English Bestiaries
and their Beasts
Beast Studies and
Beast Stories
Beasts in the
Margins

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