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

MS. Douce 208

Summary Catalogue no.: 21782


Caesar, De bello Gallico (French translation by Jean Duchesne )
Language(s): Middle French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


By the Bruges Master of 1482 . Pächt and Alexander i. 351, pl. XXVIII:

Fine miniatures.

Fine initials.


Origin: 15th century, last quarter (after 1474) ; Flemish

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 (15 images from 35mm slides)


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.