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

MS. Douce 248

Summary Catalogue no.: 21822

Contents

Book of Hours
Language(s): Netherlandish

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine grisaille miniatures, historiated borders, historiated and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 219, pl. XVI)

Binding

Red velvet.

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; Dutch, Delft

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).

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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (20 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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