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

MS. Add. D. 46

Summary Catalogue no.: 24766

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: 139 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 390 × 280 mm.

Layout

2 columns, 265-75 × 90 mm. , 50-2 lines.

Hand(s)

Fol. 139: 'Finito libro isto detur gloria christo. anno 1430 .26. Mensis Iunij', and 'Johannes Moguntinus [Mainz] s(cripsit)'. For other manuscripts written by him see Colophons de mss, iii, nos. 10389-90, to which can probably be added BL, MS Harley 2663, fols. 1-103 and certainly the former Chester Beatty Livy (Dec. iii), MS. W. 118 (sold 3 Dec. 1968 lot. 29 and again, Sotheby's, 13 July 1977, lot 56), Blickling Hall, Norfolk, MS 6917, Paris, BnF, lat. 15635. Other MSS. probably by him are Milan, Ambros. H int. 88 and Bologna, Bibl. Comunale A. 68.

Decoration

Rubrics; spaces left for initials and other rubrics.

History

Origin: 1430 ; Italian (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

'192' in some 18th cent. (?) sale.

Guglielmo Libri, no. 936 in his sale, 1859.

Purchased by the Bodleian.

Record Sources

Adapted (2017) from A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts, and from the Summary Catalogue (1905).

Bibliography

    A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 29