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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 41r

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Initial A:
Psalm 029 (Vulg., 028).
Initial A decorated with foliage and formed partly by dragon as initial-ascender.
Line ending: cat holding mouse in mouth; building or mouse-trap; two mice.
Line ending: two-headed eagle.
Line ending: dog.
Line ending: hybrid man armed with shield and club.
Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line ending: two hooded hybrid men confronting.
Line ending: dragon.
Line ending: two fishes.
Line ending: rabbit pursued by dog.
Line ending: hybrid woman, wearing berbette, encountering hybrid man (Hybrid Couple).
Line endings decorated with foliate and geometric ornament.

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