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Li livres dou trésor
France, Arras or Thérouanne, between 1300 and 1325
MS M.814 fol. 62v

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Pen-flourished initials A, E, and B.
In upper left margin, drawing of dragon (?), mouth open showing tongue and teeth, above beginning of text about serpents.
In left margin, drawing of dragon, with second head on end of tail, both with mouths open showing tongues and teeth, next to beginning of second text about serpents.
In upper right margin, drawing of basilisk as rooster with red comb, beek and wattle, and tail of serpent, above beginning of text about basilisks. Crown above the basilisk.

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