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

MS. Bodl. 971

Summary Catalogue no.: 2772

Contents

Guyart Desmoulins , Bible historiale
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Musical Notation:

Notation on staves (see van Dijk 1957).

Decoration

Good grisaille miniatures, borders, initials. Written with calligraphic flourishes. (Pächt and Alexander i. 615)

Binding

Stamped brown leather on boards, with clasp fittings (clasps lost), late 15th cent. continental work.

History

Origin: 14th century, end ; French

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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