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

MS. Douce 9

Summary Catalogue no.: 21583

Contents

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

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures.

Borders.

Initials. Related to the style of Monte di Giovanni di Miniato (del Fora). (Pächt and Alexander ii. 993, pl. LXXXI)

History

Origin: 1507 ; Italian, Florence

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 (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (11 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 447
    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 4: Books of Hours (typescript, 1957), p. 267

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.