Miniature of plants and a demon - the herb Ypericon, supposed to repel demons
Miniature of a plant and boys standing in the branches of a fruit tree
picking fruit and throwing down to a woman standing below
Miniature of a tree, a spider web, and an eagle
Miniature of plants, including a mandrake plant with a naked male body as the root
Miniatures of plants, and a cat and mouse
Miniature of a lion, a leopard, a rabbit, and an elephant
Miniatures of plants, a braying donkey, and a map
Miniatures of plants, crabs, and [most likely] a lobster-like animal [versus a scorpion as captioned at the source site] (thanks ogerard)
Miniatures of a tree and a snake
Miniatures of a plant and a bird, holding a horseshoe in its mouth
Miniature of a plant, a cricket, a crane, and a salamander
Miniature of a tree and an animal castrating itself
Produced in Lombardy in Northern Italy in 1440, 'Tractatus de Herbis' consists of over two hundred beautifully illustrated pages accompanied by Latin commentary in a Gothic script.
The whole manuscript (Sloane 4016) is accessible online from the British Library; including enlarged detail images.
A facsimile edition of 'Tractatus de Herbis' is available from the Spanish manuscript reproduction firm of M Moleiro.
VIA: Medieval & Earlier Manuscripts Blog | Miniaturaitaliana.