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Li livres dou trésor
France, Arras or Thérouanne, between 1300 and 1325
MS M.814 fol. 61v

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Pen-flourished initial I.
In upper margin, drawing of quaduped with horse-like head, tusks, cloven hooves, fish scales on body, and tail of fish, above beginning of text about hippopotamus.
Pen-flourished initial S.
In lower left margin, drawing of mermaid, raising mirror with right hand and combing hair with left hand, below beginning of text about mermaids.

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