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


Pächt and Alexander iii. 1146:

Sketches added on fol. 99 to a MS. of 1381.


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 Pächt and Alexander (1973).


    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 467

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.