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

MS. Lat. hist. e. 2

Summary Catalogue no.: 47832

Physical Description

Composite

History

Provenance and Acquisition

'158' and '745 [changed to 753]' on spine labels

No. 359 in the library of Leander van Ess (1772-1847) (on whom see Hermann Knaus, 'Die Handschriften des Leander van Eß', Archiv für Geschichte des Buchwesens, vol. 1 (pts. 3/4, 1956), 1958, 331-6, and Milton McC. Gatch, ed., 'so precious a foundation': The Library of Leander van Ess at the Burke Library of Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York (New York, 1996)), '59' on spine label

Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 743

Sotheby's, 6 June 1910, lot 158

Rev. C. H. Bickerton Hudson

Received through his bequest, 1938

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff, revised by Peter Kidd, late 1990s.

MS. Lat. hist. e. 2 - Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 1570 ; Flemish, Bruges

MS. Lat. hist. e. 2 - Part 2

Contents

Missal (noted)

Bifolium, used as binding wrapper for Part 1

11 lines with interlinear neumes

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: Bifolium
Dimensions (leaf): 250 × 170 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 190 × 125 mm.

History

Origin: 12th century ; German, South