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

MS. Douce 8

Summary Catalogue no.: 21582


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Some fine, many good miniatures.


Initials. By various hands. Italian script. (Pächt and Alexander i. 371, pl. XXX)


Red morocco with gilt ornament, with embroidered filigree work inside each cover. (18th cent.).


Origin: 15th century, end ; Flemish, Bruges (?) (decoration); ; Italian (script)

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 (68 images from 35mm slides)


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 4: Books of Hours (typescript, 1957), p. 319

Last Substantive Revision

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