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

Dep. d. 214

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Contents

Book of Hours.

Single leaf, cut down for framing. The text (the beginning of the Hours of the Holy Spirit) has been erased.

Language(s): Latin (text erased)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (leaf): 159 × 139 mm.

Decoration

Fine miniature of Pentecost in a tricolour quatrefoil frame. Decorated initials and border with ivy leaf sprays in gold and colours and two grotesques.

History

Origin: 14th century, late ; French, Paris (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Deposited by the Librarian of St. Anthony's College, Oxford, 1966

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library Staff