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

MS. Douce 267

Summary Catalogue no.: 21841

Contents

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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures, fine historiated borders, initials. Unfinished. (P&A i. 721, pl. LVI)

History

Origin: c. 1470 ; French, Besançon

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 (14 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

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.'