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MS. Auct. D. 4. 2

Summary Catalogue no.: 3055


Psalter (portable)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine miniatures, borders, historiated and other initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 285, pls. XX - XXI)


Perhaps contemporary, wood with facings of sheets of silver, on which are engraved (1) the Coronation of the Virgin (2) the Annunciation, with enamel, framed in a silver-gilt border of foliage.


Origin: 13th century, second half(c. 1276?) ; Flemish, Bruges-Ghent area

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 347–54. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.


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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (33 images from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 92

Last Substantive Revision

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