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

MS. Auct. D. 5. 7

Summary Catalogue no.: 3700

Contents

Bible.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Musical Notation:

Notation on staves (see van Dijk 1957).

Decoration

Good borders, initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 441)

Binding

Brown stamped leather with royal arms and garter and 'Deus det nobis suam pacem et post mortam [sic] vitam etemam', with brass clasps, English work of the 1st half of the 16th cent. (not unlike Weale's South Kensington Bookbindings, pt. 2 [1898], English Rubbings 171), repaired.

History

Origin: 13th century, third quarter ; English

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1937). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 5: Fragments - Mass Books (typescript, 1957), p. 84

Last Substantive Revision

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