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

MS. Auct. D. 1. 18

Summary Catalogue no.: 2056



A Latin Bible with the preface and most of the prologues of St. Jerome, a partial list of 'Capitula', and some notes. The order of the books is Pent., Josh., Judges, Ruth, Kings (4 bks.); Is., Jer., Baruch, Lam., Ez., Dan., Hos., Joel, Amos, Obad., Jonah, Mic., Nah., Hab., Zeph., Hagg., Zech., Mal.; Job, Psalms, in two versions (fol. 151v), one followed by the 'Pusillus eram', Prov., Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus: Chron., Ezdras, Esther, Tobit, Judith, Macc.; Matth, (fol. 243), Mark, Luke, John; Acts, James, Peter, John, Jude; Rom., Cor., Gal., Eph., Phil., Col., Thess., Tim., Tit., Phil., Heb., Rev. There is a change of hand after fol. 19.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: x + 302 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 17 × 11.875 in.


2 cols.


Illuminated capitals.


Stamped white sheepskin (about 1602) over older sewing and boards, repaired.


Origin: c. 1300 ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter Cathedral: 'Iste liber est armarii beati Petri Exoniensis', 14th cent.; identifiable in the catalogue of 1506 (see MLGB).

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602.

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922).


Last Substantive Revision

2020-04-28: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.