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

MS. Add. A. 187

Summary Catalogue no.: 29156


'Sir John de Mandeville', Travels (in the vulgate Latin translation)
Colophon: ... Scriptus atque finitus In terra Colla de garderane districtus Verrone trygesimo die mensis Julij anni Millesimi Quadringentesimi Quadragesimi quinti ... Qui me scribebat Anthonius nomen habebat
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper
Extent: 70 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 225 × 150 mm.
Dimensions (written): 150 × 95 mm.


1 col., c. 35–8 lines.


Coloured initials.



Origin: 1445 ; Italian, Verona

Provenance and Acquisition

No. 37 in a French 19th cent. sale catalogue.

Bought from Thomas Boone of London, 1879, for £2 2s.

Record Sources

Adapted (2017) from A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts, and from the Summary Catalogue (1905).


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.