Horae ad usum Parisiensem [Grandes Heures de Jean de Berry]. Auteur : Jacquemart de Hesdin. Enlumineur Auteur : pseudo-Jacquemart. Enlumineur Auteur : Maître de Boucicaut. Enlumineur Auteur : Maître du duc de Bedford. Enlumineur Date d'édition : 1400-1410 Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin

Horae ad usum Parisiensem [Grandes Heures de Jean de Berry]. Auteur : Jacquemart de Hesdin. Enlumineur Auteur : pseudo-Jacquemart. Enlumineur Auteur : Maître de Boucicaut. Enlumineur Auteur : Maître du duc de Bedford. Enlumineur Date d'édition : 1400-1410 Type : manuscrit Langue : Latin

smiling bat Bestiary/Liber de natura bestiarum, England after 1236. British Library, Harley 3244, fol. 55v

smiling bat Bestiary/Liber de natura bestiarum, England after 1236. British Library, Harley 3244, fol. 55v

Book of Hours showing an elephant as pilgrim; the elephant carries the traditional pilgrim's symbolic attributes of a staff and bag; Walters Manuscript W.102, fol. 73v detail. (Walters Museum)

Book of Hours showing an elephant as pilgrim; the elephant carries the traditional pilgrim's symbolic attributes of a staff and bag; Walters Manuscript W.102, fol. 73v detail. (Walters Museum)

Decorated initial "A" in Scriptores historiae Augustae by University of Glasgow Library.  This is part of an incredible photo collection from this document and the University has a wonderful photo collection of their rare books.

Decorated initial "A" in Scriptores historiae Augustae by University of Glasgow Library. This is part of an incredible photo collection from this document and the University has a wonderful photo collection of their rare books.

British Library, Additional 16577, detail of f. 44v (Detail of a caption framed by the curved tail of a dragon, at Shabbat Parah). Festival prayer book, Italian rite. 3rd quarter of the 15th century

British Library, Additional 16577, detail of f. 44v (Detail of a caption framed by the curved tail of a dragon, at Shabbat Parah). Festival prayer book, Italian rite. 3rd quarter of the 15th century

16th century (Renaissance) MEDIUM ink and paint on parchment	 (Manuscripts & Rare Books) ACCESSION NUMBER W.200 MEASUREMENTS H: 4 5/16 x W: 3 1/8 in. (11 x 8 cm) GEOGRAPHIES Paris, France

16th century (Renaissance) MEDIUM ink and paint on parchment (Manuscripts & Rare Books) ACCESSION NUMBER W.200 MEASUREMENTS H: 4 5/16 x W: 3 1/8 in. (11 x 8 cm) GEOGRAPHIES Paris, France

Two night-owls (noctua), one clutching a small animal in tis calws. Bodleian, MS. Bodley 764, Folio 73r

Two night-owls (noctua), one clutching a small animal in tis calws. Bodleian, MS. Bodley 764, Folio 73r

The chalice and the cup : the changing role of wine in the High Middle Ages - Medievalists.net

The chalice and the cup : the changing role of wine in the High Middle Ages - Medievalists.net

The miniature shows a hedgehog with grapes on its quills inhabiting the foliate margins of this folio. From the Book of Hours of Charlotte of Savoy created in Paris, France, in the 15th century. New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, Ms. M. 1004, fol. 82v. / Pinned this to Gotland as hedgehogs are sort of the emblematic animal on that beautiful island. / A Journey Through Medieval Life octavia.net

The miniature shows a hedgehog with grapes on its quills inhabiting the foliate margins of this folio. From the Book of Hours of Charlotte of Savoy created in Paris, France, in the 15th century. New York, The Pierpont Morgan Library, Ms. M. 1004, fol. 82v. / Pinned this to Gotland as hedgehogs are sort of the emblematic animal on that beautiful island. / A Journey Through Medieval Life octavia.net

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