University College MS. 130
Old Testament (The Octateuch, Job, Kings, Ezekiel, Prologues of St Jerome)
"Fine historiated and other initials. Fine arabesque initials. Marginal sketches, fols. 1v, 124v." (Alexander and Temple, p. 16)
Contemporary tawed leather over boards with strap, pin and clasp.
Origin: 13th century ; England
Provenance and Acquisition
"Ex libris of St. Neot's priory, Hunts., fol 171v, saec. xic." (Alexander and Temple, p. 16)
Summary description based on the following sources.
H. O. Coxe, Catalogus codicum mss. qui in collegiis aulisque Oxoniensibus hodie adservantur (1852), p. 38
J. J. G. Alexander and Elzbieta Temple, Illuminated manuscripts in Oxford college libraries, the University Archives and the Taylor Institution (Oxford, 1985), Cat. No. 140 [information on decoration and origin]
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Last Substantive Revision
2022-01-13: Record created.