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

MS. Douce 39

Summary Catalogue no.: 21613


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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Pächt and Alexander i. 605, pl. XLVI:

Fine miniatures.

Fine borders.

Fine historiated initials.

Fine other initials.


Red velvet, mended.


Origin: 14th century, middle ; French, Metz

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 (3 images from 35mm slides)


Microfilm available in the open shelf collections in the Weston Library (R. Films 101)


Last Substantive Revision

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