A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Add. C. 142

Summary Catalogue no.: 28411

Contents

Priscian , Institutiones grammaticae I-XVI
Colophon: (fol. 152v) Ars Prisciani ... Sedecimi libri ... finiunt ... Anno domini. millesimo. duocentesimo. sexagesimo. vio [recte xvio] kalendas madii. uidelicet. Sextodeçimo. die. aprilis.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 154 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 260 × 160 mm.
Dimensions (written): 184 × 115 mm.

Layout

1 col., 38 lines.

Decoration

Coloured initials, rubrics.

History

Origin: 1260 ; French, South (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

'Notum sit omnibus quod die sabbati intitulata viiijo Idus Nouembris hora completorij Anno domini Millesimo Trecentesimo secundo fuit ex parte et ad opus Venerabilis Iacobi carrocij emptus iste liber uocatus Priscianus per Magistrum Guillelmum Figuera et uenditus a Petro Barranj scolari de Carbona [Carbonne, south-west of Toulouse] precio Viginti et octo solidorum turonensium Presentibus testibus Magistris Guillermo de trona clerico de Serancobi ....... discipulo suo et Bernj de uerdun(?)io [Verdun, north-west of Toulouse] de Ciuitate Appamiarum [Pamiers]. Quod precium solutum et traditum fuit... jn presentia et testimonio Venerabilium Jacobi carrocij. Jordani de palacio. magistri P Martini et ....... et Bernj' (fol. 154v). A Jordanus de Palatio was consiliarius of the University of Toulouse in 1328.

'P. Miralli Galaesii Vullaconiani', 15th cent. (?), fol. 152v.

'Du Cabinet de Mr. le Cte. Wlgrin Taillefer', c. 1800, fols. 2r, 152: (?) Henry François Athanase Wlgrin de Taillefer (1761-1833).

Richard Heber (1773-1833), probably no. 1717 in his sale, bought by Thorpe for £5 7s. 6d.

Thorpe, 1836 catalogue, no. 1064.

Bought from Thorpe for £10 10s. in 1836.

Record Sources

Adapted (2018) from A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts, and the Summary Catalogue (1905).

Bibliography

    A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 20