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*The Illuminated Sketchbook of Stephan Schriber,* a "practice" illuminated manuscript from the 15th century.

"Spätgotisches Musterbuch des Stephan Schriber, a manuscript which appears to be some kind of sketchbook, belonging to a century monk working in South-West Germany, where ideas and layouts for illuminated manuscripts were tried out and skills developed.

The basilisk or amphysian cockatrice, in Christianity, a symbol of deadly sin and the spirit of evil; from Fictitious and Symbolic Creatures in Art, by John Vinycomb (1909). (Sacred Texts)

The basilisk or amphysian cockatrice, in Christianity, a symbol of deadly sin and the spirit of evil; from Fictitious and Symbolic Creatures in Art, by John Vinycomb (Sacred Texts)

Cockatrice and Crocodile, Dragon with human head in mouth, Crayfish, in "The Tudor Pattern book", ca. 1520/30, Ms Ashmole 1504

Cockatrice and Crocodile, Dragon with human head in mouth, Crayfish, in "The Tudor Pattern book", ca.

Miniatura tratta dal 'Libro d'Ore di Giovanna la Pazza (1486-1506), British Library, Londra. http://www.foliamagazine.it/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Ora-di-pranzo-Libro-dOre-di-Giovanna-di-Castiglia-1486-1506-BL-280x210.jpg

Book of Hours, Use of Rome (the 'Hours of Joanna I of Castile' or the 'Hours of Joanna the Mad') Add MS 18852 Folio

cockatrice, unknown origin

Basilisk Depicted with Wings Birdlike But with a Tail. — Buy this art print…