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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 431v

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Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, including strawberry, inhabited by hybrid man, tongue protruding, with winged, dragon-like body (upper); centaur, wearing hood and belted garment, with both hands raised (left); and bear (lower). Marginal illustrations at beginning of Preces (Prayers).

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