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

MS. Lat. misc. d. 48

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


Roger Frugardi, Chirurgia,

with the additions of Roland of Parma, as pr. in the ed. of Venice, 1499 (Hain 4812), and the glosses of the Four Masters ed. by F. Puccinotti, Storia della medicina, Livorno 1855, II.2, 662–795 and (accompanied by the text, but in wrong order) by C. Daremberg, Glossulae Quatuor Magistrorum, Naples 1854

Fragment, containing II.7 (gloss) ‘furfuris triticei’ (Puccinotti p.748 1.23) - IV.ii (gloss) ‘versus maxillarum’ (Puccinotti p.788 1.10). Due to the loss of a leaf between fol.3 and 4 the text wants III.2 (gloss) ‘superposita preparetur’ (Puccinotti p.753 1.16) - III.7 (text) ‘generandam et nutriendam’ (Daremberg p.57 1.8, Puccinotti p.756). Made up in 1923 from pastedowns of five Bodleian MSS)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 28 leaves. Leaves cropped to various sizes by the binder
Dimensions (ruled): 160–65 × 120–30 mm.


1(10) (+ 2 added after 7. A leaf formerly added after 3 is now lost, cf. fol.26), 2(12)


2 cols., 36–38 lines


plain red initials.


Origin: 13th century, late - 14th century, early ; French (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Made up in 1923 from pastedowns of five Bodleian MSS. (see list on fol.25) which were bound in Oxford in or about 1601 (cf. N. R. Ker, Pastedowns in Oxford bindings, nr. 1704 and p.217).

Record Sources

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

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.