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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 126v

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by: 1) hybrid cock in upper margin; 2) hybrid eagle, holding open book in right margin; 3) wild man, in lower margin, holding shield with right hand and club with left hand, looking over left shoulder toward hybrid eagle. Text from the Office of the Dead.

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