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

MS. Ashmole 1451

Summary Catalogue no.: 7629

Summary Catalogue no.: 8343

Physical Description

Composite

MS. Ashmole 1451 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Alchemical treatises
Language(s): Latin
2.
Medical recipes
Language(s): Latin and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 16th century, first half ; French, Calais (?)

MS. Ashmole 1451 - Part 2

Contents

Alchemical recipes and notes
Language(s): Latin, English, French and Spanish

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century

MS. Ashmole 1451 - Part 3

Contents

Alchemical extracts
Language(s): Latin and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 16th century, second half ; English

MS. Ashmole 1451 - Part 4

Contents

Alchemical treatises
Language(s): English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 14th century, middle ; English

MS. Ashmole 1451 - Part 5

Contents

Alchemical texts and experiments
Language(s): English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 14th century - 15th century ; English

MS. Ashmole 1451 - Part 6

Contents

Alchemical treatise
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 16th century, second half ; 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.