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Illustrated by Unidentified artist, German, 16th century, Author Jean Bouchet (French, 1476–about 1558), Printer Herman Gylfferich (German, 16th century)

Place of Publication: Frankfurt, Germany

Catalogue Raisonné

British Museum, STC German, p. 326


Overall: 20.2 x 15.4 x 2.8 cm (7 15/16 x 6 1/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with numerous woodcuts

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Frankfurt: Herman Gylfferich, 1546) Quarto; 84 leaves; contemporary blind-stamped armorial pigskin binding, gray cloth box.

Illustrations: title page woodcut of women and anthropomorphic foxes printed in red and black; emblematic woodcuts in text portraying foxes in various roles.

Frankfurt: Herman Gylfferich, 1546


Joseph Baer & Co., Frankfurt, from whom purchased by MFA, April 5, 1900.

Credit Line

Museum Purchase