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

MSS. Douce 211-12

Summary Catalogue no.: 21785

Summary Catalogue no.: 21786


Guyart Desmoulins, Bible historiale
Language(s): Old French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures.


Initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 581, pl. XLIII)


Origin: 14th century, first quarter ; French, Paris

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).


Orderable via the records for MS. Douce 211, MS. Douce 212.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (128 images from 35mm slides) [MS. Douce 211]
Digital Bodleian (27 images from 35mm slides) [MS. Douce 212]


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.

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