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

MS. Ashmole 1423

Summary Catalogue no.: 7484

Summary Catalogue no.: 7604

Summary Catalogue no.: 7617

Physical Description

Composite: six parts

MS. Ashmole 1423 - Part 1

Contents

George Marrowe , Alchemical treatise (transcript, 1596, of text supposedly written in 1437)
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 16th century, late ; English

MS. Ashmole 1423 - Part 2

Contents

Roger Merryfoot , Alchemical treatise (transcript, 1592, of earlier text)
Language(s): English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 16th century, late ; English

MS. Ashmole 1423 - Part 3

Contents

Peter Percy , Alchemical treatise (transcript, 1595, of text supposedly written c. 1486)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 16th century, late ; English

MS. Ashmole 1423 - Part 4

Contents

Alchemical recipes
Language(s): English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 16th century, late ; English

MS. Ashmole 1423 - Part 5

Contents

Alchemical recipes (transcript, 1593, of manuscript supposedly written c. 1492)
Language(s): English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 16th century, late ; English

MS. Ashmole 1423 - Part 6

Contents

1.
Alchemical treatise (Liber Aureus)
Language(s): Latin
2.
Alchemical poems, recipes and notes
Language(s): Latin and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (W. H. Black, A descriptive, analytical, and critical catalogue of the manuscripts bequeathed unto the University of Oxford by Elias Ashmole Esq...., Quarto Catalogues X, 1845) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)