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

MS. Digby 147

Summary Catalogue no.: 1748

Contents

1.
Walter of Henley , Husbandry (Latin translation)
Language(s): Latin
2.
Richard of Bury , Philobiblon
Language(s): Latin
3.
Treatises on metre
Language(s): Latin
4.
Alchemical treatise and recipes
Language(s): Latin
5.
Ps.-Seneca , works
Language(s): Latin
7.
Treatises on arithmetic
Language(s): Latin
9.
Astrological treatises
Language(s): Latin
13.
Alanus de Insulis , De planctu naturae
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Diagrams. Penwork borders, historiated and other initials. (P&A iii. 715)

History

Origin: 14th century, end ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from 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). Decoration follows Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.'