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

MS. Bodl. 283

Summary Catalogue no.: 2338


Mirroure of the Worlde (ed. from this the unique MS. by R. Raymo and E. Whitaker, The Mirroure of the Worlde (Medieval Academy/University of Toronto Press, 2003)
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper


Written in England. Fine borders, initials (English). (P&A iii. 1082, pl. CI) Fine pen drawings (Flemish). (P&A i. 222, pl. XVI). Three artists including the Caxton Master.


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; English (script, decoration) ; Netherlandish (decoration)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (34 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.