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

MS. Bodl. 265

Summary Catalogue no.: 2465


Boccaccio, De casibus uirorum illustrium (French translation by Laurens de Premierfait)
Language(s): Middle French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures, borders, initials. By the atelier of the 'Terence des Ducs', Paris, Bib. de l'Arsenal, MS. 664. Written by 'Plesseboys'. (Pächt and Alexander i. 658, pl. LI)


Stamped black leather with gold tooling, damaged, English work of about A.D. 1600.


Origin: c. 1420 ; French, Paris

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (10 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.