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

MS. Bodl. 858

Summary Catalogue no.: 2721

Contents

Peter Lombard, Sententiarum libri IV
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Penwork initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 512)

Binding

Red leather on oak boards, clasps lost, English 15th cent. work.

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Windsor, Berkshire, Royal collegiate chapel of St George: Binding of s. xv. Usual chain mark. Pressmark "G L [?]" at top of fol. ii verso, facing the first leaf of text. Decoration suggests that this may be from the same scriptorium as Auct. D.2.11. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

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.