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

MS. Digby Rolls 4

Summary Catalogue no.: 1838

Contents

Treatise on palmistry.
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: roll
Support: parchment

Decoration

Diagrams. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 755)

History

Origin: 15th century, second half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Kenelm Digby, 1603–1665

Donated by him 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)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-08-15: 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.