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

MS. Auct. D. 2. 8

Summary Catalogue no.: 2337

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 231, pl. XXIII)

Binding

Stamped white sheepskin (about 1602) over older sewing and boards, rebacked and repaired.

History

Origin: 12th century, end ; French, Paris (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Exeter, Devon, Cathedral church of St Peter: "Liber Sancti Petri Exoniensis. Si quis illum subtraxerit aut alienaverit, eterne subiaceat maledictioni. Amen." (fol. ii verso), s. xiii; cf. fol. iv verso. (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (21 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.