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Livres du roy Modus et de la royne Racio
France, Lyon, ca. 1465
MS M.820. Fol. 052v

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Scene, Sports and Games: Hunting, Squirrel -- Two squirrels are under netting covering box with slightly open lid. At left, man crouches on ground holding cord attached to mechanism in the box, ready to trap the squirrel on lid of the box. Third squirrel climbs tree in background.
Scene in landscape with trees.Text is from ch. 86 of Livres du Roy Modus et de la Royne Ratio.

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