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

MS. Add. A. 280

Summary Catalogue no.: 29397


(fols. 1-7)
Dionysius Carthusianus (?) , Speculum amatorum mundi
Colophon: ...anno domini a natiuitate m cccc lviiij sabato post pasce Erffordie (fol. 7v)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: ii + 33 leaves. Fols. i-ii, 8-end are blank paper.
Dimensions (leaf): 213 × 153 mm.
Dimensions (written): 145 × 95 mm.


1 col., 36-8 lines.


Coloured initials, rubrics.


Origin: 1459 ; German, Erfurt

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from Caspar Haugg of Augsburg (cat. 69, no. 477) for 4 marks.

Record Sources

Adapted (2017) from A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts, and the Summary Catalogue (1905)


    A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries (Oxford, 1984), no. 13

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.