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

MS. Bodl. 748

Summary Catalogue no.: 2770

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good historiated and other initials. Lombards and line endings. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 481, pl. XLVII)

Binding

Stamped white sheepskin (about 1602) over older sewing and boards, and painted edges.

History

Origin: c. 1270–90 ; English, York (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Record Sources

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

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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