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

MS. Bodl. 270B

Summary Catalogue no.: 2937

Contents

Bible moralisée

Part I; part II is now in Paris, BN, MS. Lat 11560; parts III and IV, London BL, MS. Harley 1526–7.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Very numerous highly important miniatures. (Pächt and Alexander i. 524, pl. XL)

Binding

Stamped red leather sides, French late 13th cent. work, inlaid in a 17th cent. leather binding.

History

Origin: 13th century, middle ; French, Paris

Record Sources

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

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Last Substantive Revision

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