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

MS. Douce 371

Summary Catalogue no.: 21946

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Related to a group of MSS. of Christine de Pisan executed for Philippe le Hardi in 1402–1403. Pächt and Alexander i. 632, pl. XLVIII:

Fine miniatures (coloured drawings).

Fine border.

Fine initials.

Binding

Green morocco with gold ornament on back, with the printed label of Derome le Jeune.

History

Origin: c. 1400 ; French, Paris

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 (148 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

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