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

MS. Digby 164

Summary Catalogue no.: 1765

Physical Description

Composite: two parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 164 – Part 1

Contents

1.
Alchemical treatises
Language(s): Latin and French
2.
Alchemical recipes
Language(s): Latin and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning; additions, 16th century

MS. Digby 164 – Part 2

Contents

1.
Alchemical treatises
Language(s): Latin and French
2.
Alchemical recipes
Language(s): Latin and French
4.
Bernardus de Virduno, Thesaurus philosophiae (French translation)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning; additions, 16th century

Additional Information

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).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas 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.