|Creator:||Artelouche de Alagona., creator|
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Manuscript on parchment of Artelouche de Alagona, Traite de fauconnerie, composed 1443. Gothic bastarda script. Signed and dated by scribe/illuminator, colophon on f. 50v reads: Cy finist le libre artelouche lequel a este escript et illumine par moy vincent philippon lan grace mil cccc et quatre.
Initials in red, blue, and gold. One full-page illustration of a falcon and the instruments used to cure various maladies on f. 45r. Several marginal flourishes and sketches (most often of birds), apparently by scribe. Rubricated.
Binding: French red-brown morocco with gilt edges inside, and with gold embossed letters on spine reading Le Libre Artelouche 1504.
Artelouche de Alagona, Fauconnerie. General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Souhart, Bibliographie Generale des ouvrages sur la chasse (Paris, 1886), p. 6. This text was printed several times between 1567 and 1628.
Blanks not digitized.
ff. iii + ii + 49 + ii + iii : parchment ; 180 x 121 (95 x 69) mm.
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|Curatorial Area:||Beinecke Library|
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in Beinecke Library.
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