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MS. Lat. bib. d. 7

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Contents

Isaiah, glossed

With preface (Stegmüller Repetorium 477), and glossa ordinaria. Vulgate chapter numbers added by the rubricator. On fol. 94v in an Italian humanist hand is the prologue of St. Jerome (Stegmüller 482).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: (text) Visio Ysaie
Secundo Folio: (gloss) In diebus
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 96 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 230 × 170 mm.
Dimensions (written): 175 × 140 mm.

Collation

1(8) (+ 1 added at the beginning), 2(8)–11(8), 12(6)

Layout

15 long lines (text)

45–50 lines (gloss)

Decoration

Good historiated initial. (P&A ii. 43, pl. V)

fol. 2r initial V, Isaiah, standing, with halo and a scroll. Zoomorphic initial with a dragon eating roots of a tree.

Binding

18th cent. parchment binding over boards.

History

Origin: 12th century, first half ; Italian, Central

Provenance and Acquisition

'Istum librum dedit(?) ... magister Azo de [...] de'

Richard Henry Wood (bookplate)

Cutting of sale cat. (not Sotheby's ?), lot 954

Bought 1941, by W. O. Hassall, and given by him to the library .

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff.