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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 14v

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Six decorated initials, E, E, A, G enclosing animal head, U enclosing animal head, and N of Chapter, Non accepistis spiritum seruitutis.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems and balls.
Margin, upper, inhabited by bird.
Margin, left, inhabited by bird, spreading wing, and rabbit in burrow.
Margins, lower and right, inhabited by rabbit running, and hybrid animal with long beak in jaws of one of three animal heads of foliate stem, on which is monkey juggling two swords.
Line endings decorated.

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