Medieval lizard vs. dragon. Medieval Border Dragon and Magpie, Add MS 24686, f.18v, c 1284-1316, Psalter, known as 'The Alphonso Psalter' (formerly known as 'The Tenison Psalter').

Medieval Border Dragon and Magpie; Add MS c Psalter, known as 'The Alphonso Psalter' (formerly known as 'The Tenison Psalter').

Patterns or models of alphabets and borders (the ‘Macclesfield Alphabet Book’) ” A collection of 14 different sets of specimen initials or letters in alphabetical order in Gothic script of the 15th century, with later additions in Humanistic script of the early 16th century. A list of names each beginning with a different letter of the alphabet from Adam to Zacharias, including several names of English origin and a prayer, both samples of Gothic textura script with spaces left for initials."

British Library, Add MS f. Patterns or models of alphabets and borders (the ‘Macclesfield Alphabet Book’) “ A collection of 14 different sets of specimen initials or letters in alphabetical order in Gothic script of the century, with.

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Ornate initial cap from a commentary on the Pauline Epistles, made in France in the last quarter of the century.

Fantastic bird with long neck and head bent to its back; and man, wearing tall pointed hat, holding club in right and small shield (?) in left hand, standing on tongue of fantastic two-legged animal | Book of Hours | Spain, perhaps Burgos or Segovia | 1465-1480 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Fantastic bird with long neck and head bent to its back; and man, wearing tall pointed hat, holding club in right and small shield (?) in left hand, standing on tongue of fantastic two-legged animal

Fable: Wolf and Lamb | Book of HoursFrance, Paris, ca. 1420-1425 | The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS fol. - Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by wolf, holding lamb in his jaws, carrying it across his back (Fable: Wolf and Lamb)

Book of Hours, MS M.1114 fol. 78v - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours - Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts Online - The Morgan Library & Museum

galloping unicorn Brunetto Latini, Li Livres dou Trésor, Rouen ca. 1450-1480 Bibliothèque de Genève, Ms. fr. 160, fol. 82r

galloping unicorn Brunetto Latini, Li Livres dou Trésor, Rouen ca. - note the split hooves and the beard! I have a unicorn of my own and her name is Susu.

CIVETTA MALIARDA  Iniziale "D" raffigurante una civetta, illustrazione tratta da Graduale (1549 - ultimato nel XVIII secolo), Bibliothèque Mazarine, Parigi.

CIVETTA MALIARDA Iniziale "D" raffigurante una civetta, illustrazione tratta da Graduale (1549 - ultimato nel XVIII secolo), Bibliothèque Mazarine, Parigi.

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