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

MS. Auct. F. 4. 19

Summary Catalogue no.: 8884


1. (fol. 2)
Horace, Odes
Language(s): Latin
2. (fol. 50v)
Horace, Epodes
Language(s): Latin
3. (fol. 62)
Horace, Carmen saeculare
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iv + 67 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 8.625 × 6.75 in.


Pächt and Alexander ii. 925

Good initial


Origin: 15th century, second quarter

Provenance and Acquisition

'V.C. Georgius a Turre Patavinus Medicinæ Professor Regiæ Bibliothæ donavit Anno 1653' [i.e. to Christina of Sweden, but perhaps never part of her library, cf. MSS. Auct. F. 2. 9, F. 5. 3].

Nicolaas Heinsius: this volume is no. 363 in the Heinsius sale catalogue (March 1682-1683), tom. ii. p. 89

Bought at the Heinsius sale by Edward Bernard (1638–1697)

Bequeathed by Bernard to his widow

Purchased from her by the Bodleian in 1698

Record Sources

Description adapted (September 2023) by Stewart J. Brookes from the Summary Catalogue (1895). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970)

Last Substantive Revision

2023-09-06: Description revised to incorporate all the information in the Summary Catalogue (1895)