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

MS. Douce 19

Summary Catalogue no.: 21593


Book of Hours, Use of Rome
Language(s): Latin and Middle French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures.


Initials. By Vincenzo Raimondi. Humanistic script written in French style. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 1012, pl. LXXXIII)


Stamped gold designs on leather, with fleurs de lys (17th cent.), double, the outer sides renewed later.


Origin: 16th century, second quarter ; Italian, Rome

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 (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (12 images from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 4: Books of Hours (typescript, 1957), p. 272

Last Substantive Revision

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