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

MS. Douce 88

Summary Catalogue no.: 21662

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1- 4 || fols. 5-50 || fols. 51-67 || fols. 68-154

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757-1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

MS. Douce 88 - Part 1

Contents

Calendar
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century, early ; English

MS. Douce 88 - Part 2

Contents

1.
Bestiary
Language(s): Latin
2.
Histories of the Holy Cross
Language(s): Latin
3.
Odo of Cheriton , Parabolae
Language(s): Latin
4.
Treatise on seven deadly sins
Language(s): Latin
5.
Life of St. Mary Magdalene
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures (coloured drawings), initials. (P&A iii. 487, pl. XLVIII)

History

Origin: 13th century, end ; English

MS. Douce 88 - Part 3

Contents

Treatise on the care of horses
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniature, border. (P&A iii. 408)

History

Origin: 13th century, first half ; English

MS. Douce 88 - Part 4

Contents

1.
Bestiary
Language(s): Latin
2.
Miscellaneous texts and extracts
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Miniatures (coloured drawings). (P&A iii. 524)

History

Origin: c. 1300 ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1897). Decoration, localization and date follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (67 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography