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

MS. Douce d. 13

Summary Catalogue no.: 21989

Physical Description

Composite: guardbook of cuttings

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Francis Douce, 1757-1834

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1834

MS. Douce d. 13 - Part 1

Contents

(fol.2b-d)
Romance (three cuttings from an unidentified prose romance)
Language(s): French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniatures (P&A i. 594)

History

Origin: 14th century, second quarter ; French

MS. Douce d. 13 - Part 2

Contents

(fols.11, 16, 19, 20-22).
Antiphonal or Gradual (cuttings)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated initials. (P&A ii. 745, pl. LXXII)

History

Origin: c. 1480 ; Italian, Lombardy

MS. Douce d. 13 - Part 3

Contents

(fols.12-15, 18, 23)
Antiphonal or Gradual (cuttings)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good historiated initial. Related to the style of the Master of the Vitae Imperatorum. (P&A ii. 723, pl. LXX)

History

Origin: 15th century, middle ; Italian, Lombardy

MS. Douce d. 13 - Part 4

Contents

(fols.24-27)
Antiphonal or Gradual (cuttings)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated initials. Related to the style of the Master of the Vitae Imperatorum. (P&A ii. 701, pl. LXVIII)

History

Origin: 15th century, second quarter ; Italian, Lombardy

MS. Douce d. 13 - Part 5

Contents

(fol.30a)
Guyart Desmoulins, Bible historiale (cutting without text)
Language(s): No Linguistic Content

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good miniature. (P&A i. 655)

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; French

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (20 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography