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

MS. Douce 10

Summary Catalogue no.: 21584

Contents

Breviary (extracts for private use)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures and drawings, borders, initials. Date given on fol. 121. (Pächt and Alexander i. 859, pl. LXIII)

Binding

Red velvet, about A.D. 1800.

History

Origin: 1563 ; French

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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 448
    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 342

Last Substantive Revision

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