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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 84v

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Five decorated initials of Psalter of Jerome, D enclosing bust of hooded man, I, I, Q enclosing hybrid animal, and M.
Margins decorated with rectilinear stems.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hybrid bird, and rabbit holding open book (reading ?).
Margin, left, inhabited by hybrid man.
Margin, lower, inhabited by parrot and hybrid man, winged, with one arm and one leg.
Line endings decorated.

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