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

MS. Add. A. 288

Summary Catalogue no.: 29494



Thirty sermons by various authors on St Mary the Virgin.

Incipit: (first sermon) Hier begint een seer schoon Cappittel vander grooter goedertierentjz enn werdichz van Maria. Sinte Ambrosius seet, alzo ghenadig was Maria
Colophon: Desen boeck heeft ghescreuen Suster lysbeth lenaerts ... ende is voleynt Jnt Jaer ons heeren Anno xvc lxxviij Den xven dach Junij ...
Language(s): Dutch

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: 144 fols.
Dimensions (leaf): 215 × 160 mm.
Dimensions (written): 160–5 × 115–20 mm.


1 col., c. 26–31 lines.


Coloured initials and headings.


Blind-stamped leather over boards, late 16th century.


Origin: Netherlands; 1578

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought from H. Grevel on Feb. 19 1885 for £1 1s.

Record Sources

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


Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.