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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 80v

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Five decorated initials of Psalter of Jerome, N enclosing head of hooded man, A, L enclosing cock, N enclosing hybrid animal, and A enclosing hybrid animal.
Margins decorated with rectilinear stems.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hybrid animal with yarn winder in its beak, and snail.
Margin, left, inhabited by rabbit.
Margin, lower, illustrated by tree, and inhabited by hybrid soldier with foliate tail, wearing helmet and holding sword.
Line endings decorated.

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