MS. Lat. class. e. 50
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession): no full description available
(i) 23; (ii) 18 written lines per page; in 1 column
Written in six 'booklets', by numerous hands
Plain red initials.
Spaces left for initials.
Astronomical diagram of the globe, with the poles, equator, tropics of cancer and capricorn, and zodiac signs on fol. 34v.
Provenance and Acquisition
Sold by Payne to Rev. Henry Drury in 1825; Drury sale 1827, lot 989
Bought by Thorpe for Phillipps
Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792–1872), MS. 3350
Phillipps sale, Sotheby's, 6 June 1898 and following days, lot 668
Sold to Quaritch
Quaritch catalogue 180, 1898, item 29, and Catalogue 211, 1902, item 169
Sotheby's 24 June 1907, lot 715, bought by Leighton for £4 4s.
J. & J. Leighton, Catalogue of Rare Books, Illuminated MSS. and Fine Bindings, Part XIV, CI.-CY., item 7539, re-offered in their Catalogue of Manuscripts, Mostly Illuminated Many in Fine Bindings (c. 1914?, not later than 1915) [Bod. 2593 e. 952/ii], item 67 (£7 7s.)
Swann Gallery, NY, 11 Oct. 1979, lot 233, bought by Quaritch for the Bodleian.
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Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.