Gaston Phoebus: Le Livre de la Chasse and Oraisons

Title:
Gaston Phoebus: Le Livre de la Chasse and Oraisons
Library:
Bibliothèque Nationale
Language:
French, Latin
City:
PARIS, France
Shelf Mark:
Ms. fr. 616
Alternate Names:
Das Jagdbuch des MIttelalters -- The Hunting Book of Gaston Phébus
Origin:
France
Dimensions:
folios 1-138 of the 218-folio manuscript -- 357 x 250 mm.
Date Description:
1405-1410
Author:
Gaston Phoebus, 1331-1391
Content:
Livre de chasse ( treatise on hunting ) --
Hand:
textualis formata
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
87 miniatures, decorative borders, and floriated initials
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Reference (Rm. 715) SK 199 .G3715 1994b Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
This is *not* the full-size facsimile -- Complete reduced-size reproduction of the text -- Partial reproduction of the manuscript --
Series:
Glanzlichter der Buchkunst, 4
Publication Date:
1994
Place of Publication:
Graz , Austria
Publisher:
Akademische Druck-u. Verlagsanstalt
Printer:
Print & Art, Graz (Austria)
Notes:
This is not the full-size facsimile of folios 1-138, but a reduced version of that facsimile followed by commentary in German by Pierre Herzog von Brissac, Marcel Thomas and Wilhelm Schlag. For similar (but not identical) commentary in English, see the corresponding reduced facsimile, no. 3 in the Manuscripts in Miniature series, with call no. Med. Inst. ND 3399 .G3 P313 1998 (Reference, Room 715Q).
Type of Text:
didactic, prose, secular, treatise on hunting, Venatic manual, vernacular