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

MS. Bodl. 553

Summary Catalogue no.: 2314

Physical Description

Composite: fols. i, 43 || fols. 1–41

MS. Bodl. 553 – Part 1

Contents

Gradual (Cistercian)

(fragments used as flyleaves)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good historiated initial (defaced). (Pächt and Alexander iii. 555)

History

Origin: 14th century, beginning ; English (?)

MS. Bodl. 553 – Part 2

Contents

Willelmus de Congenis, Cyrurgia (with notulae by a pupil)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initial. (Pächt and Alexander i. 488)

History

Origin: 12th century, second half ; French, South

Additional Information

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.