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

MS. Digby 140

Summary Catalogue no.: 1741

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-2 || fols. 3-17

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Bodleian Library Quarto Catalogues IX: Digby Manuscripts, repr. with addenda by R. W. Hunt and A. G. Watson, 1999) and supplementary sources.

Bibliography

MS. Digby 140 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Poem on stars
Language(s): French
2.
Treatise on seasons
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures. (P&A i. 551, pl. XLI)

History

Origin: 13th century, end ; French

MS. Digby 140 - Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniature (coloured drawing). Marginal sketches, fol. 17v. (P&A iii. 525)

History

Origin: c. 1300 ; English