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

MS. Douce 353

Summary Catalogue no.: 21928


Histoire ancienne jusqu'a César
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine and good miniatures, some defaced, initials. Written with calligraphic flourishes. (Pächt and Alexander i. 730)


Green velvet.


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; 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 (36 images from 35mm slides)


Last Substantive Revision

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