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

MS. Bodl. 883

Summary Catalogue no.: 3076


Jean Mallart, Chemin de Paradis
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures, initials. Written in humanistic script and illuminated by Jean Mallart, 'poete et orateur francois' to Henry VIII. He received payments in 1540–41. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1330, pl. CXX)


Red velvet, English contemporary work.


Origin: c. 1530–40 ; French

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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