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

MS. Douce 48

Summary Catalogue no.: 21622

Physical Description

Composite: Psalter (fols. 1-190) bound up with a Book of Hours (fols. 191-266)

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757-1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

MS. Douce 48 - Part 1

Contents

Psalter (with Franciscan calendar)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures of the Life of Joseph preceding the Psalter. Fine miniatures, borders, historiated and other initials by a second hand. (P&A i. 532, pl. XL)

History

Origin: 1235-1255 (?) ; French, Paris

MS. Douce 48 - Part 2

Contents

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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures, historiated borders and initials, and other initials. (P&A i. 579, pl. XLIII)

History

Origin: 14th century, beginning ; French, Metz

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 270-80. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (43 images from 35mm slides)