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Ownership Inscription, In Philippe De Thaon, Bestiary

Ownership Inscription, In Philippe De Thaon, Bestiary

Medium: Ink and pigments on vellum

Date: 1160

Shelfmark: Cotton MS Nero A V

Item number: f.1r

Length: 16.1

Width: 11.3

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Illuminated manuscript

In the top margin of the first page of the text, a later reader has added the title Book of Creatures (Liber de creaturis), and in the lower margin another hand has added the ownership inscription of the Cistercian abbey of Holme Cultram, Cumberland ('Liber sancte Marie de Holmo'). Another inscription in very large formal script on the final page reads 'Liber sancte Marie de Holmcoltram'.

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