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

MS. Douce 72

Summary Catalogue no.: 21646

Contents

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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures, historiated and other borders, initials. (Pächt and Alexander i. 843, pl. LXI)

Binding

Green morocco, with elaborate gold tooling and insertions of red and yellow pieces, 18th cent. (?).

History

Origin: 16th century, first quarter ; French, Normandy

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 (116 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 4: Books of Hours (typescript, 1957), p. 110

Last Substantive Revision

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