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

MS. Digby 37

Summary Catalogue no.: 1638

Physical Description

Composite: A || B || C || D || fols. 121-33 || F

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603-1665

Donated to the Bodleian, 1634.

MS. Digby 37 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Urso of Calabria , Aphorismi
Language(s): Latin
2.
Secretum philosophorum
Language(s): Latin
4.
Albertus Magnus (?) , Secreta
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century ; English

MS. Digby 37 - Part 2

Contents

Thomas à Kempis , Imitatio Christi (bk. i)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: c. 1450 ; English

MS. Digby 37 - Part 3

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

MS. Digby 37 - Part 4

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; English

MS. Digby 37 - Part 5

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Miniatures (drawings) added, 14th century (?), on the margins of a MS. of 13th century, beginning. (P&A iii. 754)

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning; added decoration, 14th century (?) ; English

MS. Digby 37 - Part 6

Contents

Ecclesiastical constitutions (English), c. 1225
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, end ; English

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). Decoration follows Pächt and Alexander (1973).

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