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

MS. Douce 352

Summary Catalogue no.: 21927

Contents

Boethius, De consolatione philosophiae (anonymous French prose translation)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures.

Borders.

Initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 712, pl. LIV)

Binding

Red leather with gold ornament (English, late 18th cent.).

History

Origin: c. 1460 ; French

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 (5 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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