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

MS. D'Orville 160

Summary Catalogue no.: 17038


Virgil, Eclogues

With some glosses

Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 33v)
Virgil, Georgics
Rubric: Liber Georcicorum Virgilij

With some glosses

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: ii + 121 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 8.75 × 6 in.


Pächt and Alexander ii, list p. 105:

Penwork initials.


Origin: 15th century, second half ; Italy

Provenance and Acquisition

Jacques Phillippe D'Orville of Amsterdam (1690–1751)

Jean D'Orville, b. 1734, his son, by descent

Jean D'Orville, son of Jean, by descent

Sold to the Rev. John Cleaver Banks (1765/1766–1845): purchased from him by the Bodleian

Acquired by the Bodleian in 1804

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2024) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970)

Last Substantive Revision

2024-03-25: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1897)