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Ref No IE TCD MS 1017
Title Icelandic natural history.
Creation Dates 1724
Extent And Medium 1 vol.
Level Of Description Collection
Scope And Content The text includes descriptions of animals, fish, birds, insects, reptiles and mythical animals such as the harpy, unicorn and dragon. Colour illustrations appear regularly throughout the text, in pen and ink. More than one hand. The colour illustrations of the more unusual animals are less skilfully rendered.


Phyiscal Description Paper; 77 fols.
Binding Note Leather binding
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Language Norse; Latin; Greek.
Related Material TCD MSS 989-1037 Icelandic manuscripts
Public Note Olai Skulerud, Catalogue of Norse manuscripts in Edinburgh, Dublin and Manchester (Kristiania I Kommission Hos Jacob Dybwad, 1919)
Unpublished catalogue by Ólafur Halldórrson (1992) available in reading room.
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