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

MS. Bodl. 141

Summary Catalogue no.: 1911


Albertus Magnus
(fol. 1)
Rubric: Compendium de negocio naturali [from a 15th cent. list of contents]

Wanting the first leaf, and with text differing in the latter part from the printed form.

(fol. 156)
De somno et vigilia

Ending (in the middle of a column) in bk. iii, cap. 8, with 'causa quare etiam illi qui'.

(fol. 280)
De natura locorum
(fol. 345v)
⟨Arnaldus de Villanova (?)⟩, 'Liber de effectubus qualitatum'
Incipit: Quoniam questionum fere omnium

Cf. C. H. Lohr, 'Aristotelica Matritensia', Traditio 53 (1998), 251-308 (260)

On fol. 59v is a coat of arms drawn with a metal stilus, quarterly 1st and 4th three fusils, the rest obscure.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 351 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 11 × 7.625 in.


2 cols.


Illuminated capitals.


Stamped leather on boards, Oxford work of about 1460 (plate II in S. Gibson's Early Oxford Bindings, 1903), in a green baize cover.


Origin: c. 1440-1450 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Windsor, collegiate chapel of St George.

Presented by the dean and canons of Windsor in 1612: with library mark.

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 202) from the Summary Catalogue (1922), with additional reference to published literature as cited.


Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-30: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.