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MS. Bodl. 808

Summary Catalogue no.: 2667

Contents

Jerome, works
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 459)

Binding

Plain white sheepskin (about 1602) over older sewing and boards.

History

Origin: c. 1100 ; French, Normandy

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Acquired not later than 1602. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Availability

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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Microfilm

Microfilm available in the open shelf collections in the Weston Library (R. Films 101)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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