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

MS. Douce 118

Summary Catalogue no.: 21692

Contents

Psalter ('The Aspremont Psalter')

Companion volume of a Book of Hours ('the Aspremont Psalter-Hours'), now in Melbourne, National Gallery of Victoria.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated borders and initials, and other initials. Signature of illuminator 'Nicolaus', fol. 142. (Pächt and Alexander i. 554, pl. XLII)

History

Origin: c. 1290–1310 ; French, Lorraine (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757–1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 297–305. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (225 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 77

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.