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

MS. Canon. Liturg. 148

Summary Catalogue no.: 19283


Prayers, meditations, etc.
Language(s): Dutch

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures.

Fine initials. Close to the style of the Master of Charles V. (P&A i. 386, pl. XXX)


16th century?, Flemish?: wood boards; plain red velvet, very worn (but intact) on spine, well preserved on covers; traces at fore-edge of two lost pairs of pink silk(?) ties; gilt edges, faint traces of gauffering. 174–175 × 115 × c. 38 mm. (book closed).


Origin: c. 1500 ; Flemish

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966). Binding: B. C. Barker-Benfield, Bookbindings of Canonici manuscripts : a survey of early and non-standard bindings, mostly Italian, in the Canonici collection of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (Oxford, privately printed, 2020).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (4 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2020-07-24: Binding description added.