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

MS. Add. A. 282

Summary Catalogue no.: 29399


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper


Good historiated initial. Good historiated border, added (?). (P&A ii. 912)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial M
  • Subject Profile half-figure of the author.
  • Type border, upper, left and lower margins
  • Subject Laurel leaves, floral designs; medallion with skull and bones on rocks.


Origin: 15th century, end ; Italian North-west (?)

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)