Livre des merveilles du monde
Purchased by J. Pierpont Morgan (1837–1913) in 1911
Canary Islands (left)
The Canary Islands, here called the Fortunate Islands, are shown as rich and abundant in natural resources.
While Gaul, where this manuscript was produced, is mostly presented as a land filled with beneficial wonders, the werewolf (appearing as most medieval werewolves do, as fully bestial) is a reminder of the belief in local monsters.