Birds in medieval manuscripts by Brunsdon Yapp

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Published by British Library in London .

Written in English

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  • Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval -- Europe.,
  • Birds in art.

Edition Notes

Bibliography, p177-180. - Includes index.

Book details

StatementBrunsdon Yapp.
LC ClassificationsND3339
The Physical Object
Pagination190p. :
Number of Pages190
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22594647M
ISBN 100904654540

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yapp, W.B. (William Brunsdon), Birds in medieval manuscripts. London: British Library, © (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yapp, W.B.

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