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

MS. Auct. D. 1. 19

Summary Catalogue no.: 2335

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine initials, borders. Fleuronnée initial added, fol. 1v, c. 1300. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 421, pl. XXXV)

Binding

Poor red leather on older boards, early 16th cent. Reading work, worn.

History

Origin: 13th century, middle ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Reading, Berkshire, Benedictine abbey of Saint Mary the Virgin: 'Hunc librum dedit frater Robertus de Wynchedone prior monasterii Radingie fratribus claustralibus de Redynge . . .' (fol. i recto, s. xv); another rather earlier inscription to the same effect on the pastedown. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

William Burdet of Sonning, 1608. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.