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France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 135v

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by cock with four chicks in upper margin, and fox wearing sheepskin (?) seated before chicken, cock and duck or goose (Fable: Fox and Chickens?), in lower margin. Text from suffrages to Lawrence of Rome and Vincent of Saragossa.

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