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

MS. Douce 257

Summary Catalogue no.: 21831


Johannes de Sacro Bosco , Algorismus
Language(s): Latin
Alexander de Villa Dei , Massa compoti
Language(s): Latin
Liber cautelarum septem scientiarum
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Sketches added on fol. 99 to a MS. of 1381. (P&A iii. 1146)


Origin: 1381; decoration, 15th century, second half ; English

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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'