MS. Bywater 12
An alphabetical 'index philosophorum' with folio references for the first work, added in a later hand, presumably also responsible for the foliation.
Ruled with 47 lines in 2 columns
Written in a small somewhat cursive bookhand.
Headings in red.
Plain red initials.
Sewn on four(?) cords, and bound in three-quarter green leather and mottled brown and yellow paper over pasteboards, presumably for Bywater (cf. MS. Bywater 5); the spine with five false raised bands, and lettered in gilt 'BURLEY | DE | VITA | PHILOS.' and 'MS.' in the secoond and third compartments; mottled brown and yellow endpapers; the top edge of the leaves gilt
Provenance and Acquisition
Ingram Bywater ; inscribed in pencil with his Elenchusno. on fol. iv, 'By. | 721';
Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1915, and with an obsolete Bodleian shelfmark 'Byw.K.9.23' on fols. i verso and 1r; formerly assigned the Summary catalogueno. 40044, also now obsolete.
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)