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

MS. Canon. Liturg. 334

Summary Catalogue no.: 19423

Physical Description

Composite: A (fols. 1-58) || fols. i, 59-60


Fifteenth century, sheep over wooden boards.

MS. Canon. Liturg. 334 - Part 1 (fols. 1-58)


Portable votive missal

Prefaces (fol. 1), Gloria, Credo, canon of the mass (fol. 4); masses of the principal feasts of the temporale from Easter to Corpus Christi (fol. 9); masses of St. Thomas the apostle, St. Thomas martyr, the Assumption, St. Catherine, St. Barbara, St. Dorothea, the holy Cross and the Virgin; common of the saints (fol. 41) with votive masses, incomplete. All masses with a prose. On the inside of the fly leaves are the collects etc. for the Sundays in Advent.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: 1 + i + 57 + i + 2 fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 220 × 145 mm.
Dimensions (written): 160 × 95 mm.


23 lines


Printed woodcut of the crucifixion, in three colours, fol. 3v.: see Bodleian Blockbooks (Southern Germany (Franconia?), c.1440–50).


Origin: c. 1445-1455 (watermark evidence) ; Austrian, Carinthia


'Hoc missale fuit quondam ad usum ecclesie parochialis S. Martini super Villacum' [Villach], 17th cent., inside of fly leaf.

MS. Canon. Liturg. 334 - Part 2 (fols. i, 59-60)



Medical treatise

Fragments of the medical treatise of this title. The parchment sewing guards between fols 15v/16r, 35v/36r, and 45v/46r are from the same manuscript.

Language(s): German

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Origin: c. 1200-20 ; German

Additional Information

Record Sources

Adapted (2018) from (i) description by Nigel Palmer and Andrew Honey (2004) for the Bodleian Blockbooks project, q.v. for further details; (ii) S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford (typescript, 1957) Vol. 1: Mass Books; (iii) the Summary Catalogue (1897).