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

MS. Add. D. 39

Summary Catalogue no.: 30297


Willelmus Durandus, Rationale divinorum officiorum
Colophon: (fol. 218v) explicit ... Completus nec non initus liber iste per me Iacobum henrici filium de traiecto inferiori [Utrecht] Anno domini 1451 die mercurij profesti sancte agnetis etc.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: 218 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 440 × 290 mm.


2 cols., 265 × 70 mm. , 60 lines.


Fine borders, initials. Close in style to MS. Add. D. 10. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 489)

Illuminated initial, border and coat of arms; coloured initials, rubrics. The arms are gules, a closet nebuly argent between three roses of the last.


Origin: 1451 ; Italian, Venice (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Acquired before about 1878.

Record Sources

Adapted (2018) from A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts, Pächt and Alexander, and the Summary Catalogue (1905).


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.