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

MS. Ashmole 340

Summary Catalogue no.: 6685-6

Summary Catalogue no.: 6834

Summary Catalogue no.: 7667

Physical Description

Composite: six parts

MS. Ashmole 340 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Astronomical calendar
Language(s): English and Latin
2.
Astronomical tables
Language(s): English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 1519; additions, 1579 ; English

MS. Ashmole 340 - Part 2

Contents

Treatise on the astrolabe
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, late

MS. Ashmole 340 - Part 3

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, late ; English

MS. Ashmole 340 - Part 4

Contents

Astronomical tables
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 1501 ; English

MS. Ashmole 340 - Part 5

Contents

Astrological and medical texts
Language(s): Latin and English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: c. 1500 ; English

MS. Ashmole 340 - Part 6

Contents

Richard Napier , Casebooks 1635-6
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper (?)

History

Origin: 1635-6 ; 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.