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

Merton College D. 3. 8 (1-2)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two flattened bifolia, the first the outermost of a quire
Dimensions (leaf): 290 × 195 mm.
Dimensions (written): 205 × 145 mm.

Layout

Ruled with pencil in 2 cols of 43 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in a formal cursive.

Decoration

Unfilled spaces for decoration; red paraphs and underlining.

History

Origin: s. xv ; Low Countries

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from a copy of Ruellius, De Natura Stirpium, now ‘49. dd. 7’, Paris 1536.

Record Sources

R. M. Thomson, A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts of Merton College, Oxford (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer), 2009.

Availability

For enquiries relating to this manuscript please contact Merton College Library.

Funding of Cataloguing

Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Warden and Fellows of Merton College .

Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-25: First online publication