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)