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MS. Canon. Liturg. 272

Summary Catalogue no.: 19374


Psalter (Dominican)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Musical Notation:

Notation on staves (see van Dijk 1957).


Fine historiated borders and initials. Fine penwork borders. By at least three hands, the first fol. 1, the second the historiated initials, the third the arms, fol. 120v. After 1461 (Catherine of Siena in the liturgy). (Pächt and Alexander ii. 583, pl. LV)


Origin: 15th century, end ; Italian, Venice

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).


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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 129

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.

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