13th Century

Reiner Musterbuch

Reiner Musterbuch: Faks.-Ausg. im Originalformat des Musterbuches aus Codex Vindobonensis 507 d. Österr. Nationalbibliothek. Graz : Akadem. Druck- u. Verlagsanst., 1979. 2 v.
NC75.R34 R43 Special Collections

This is a facsimile of a model book from a Cistercian monastery in Rein, dated to the end of the 12th or beginning of the 13th century. The first pages contain Physiologus animals, images, astronomy, scenes of everyday life (family life, mechanical arts'), sample alphabets, scenes of animals, studies of sheets and interlacing for squares of pavement and stained glass.

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