MS. Lat. th. b. 5
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
Stegmüller, Rep. biblicum, no.3688.
Stegmüller, Rep. biblicum, no.4896, here wrongly attributed to Hugh of St. Cher. A copy is also found in the Exeter College set of Hugo de Vienna (MS.61).
Pp.598–600 are blank.
Stegmüller, Rep. biblicum, no. 3771.
2 cols., 60 lines
Fine borders, initials. (P&A iii. 1056, pl. XCVIII)
Illuminated initials at beginning of each work, blue, rose, green and orange acanthus leaves, picked out with white, on a gold ground, with ivy leaf floriation on inner and upper margin, English work (that on p.601 is reproduced in Bodleian Library, Annual Report of the Curators, 1951–2, 1951–2, facing p.9), at beginnings of chapters blue initials flourished with red, lemmata underlined in red
Contemporary sheep-skin binding, originally pink, with one clasp remaining.
Provenance and Acquisition
Written by Matheus de Moravia of the diocese of Olomouc (Olmütz), p. 827: see the references given in B.L.R. IV, (1953) 341
Inscription, p. 829, concerning the price of parchment, writing, decoration, etc.: ‘Hic liber continet in se in toto li quaternos et quilibet quaternus continet in se viij folia precium uniuscuiusque quaterni pro scriptura xld. et pro velin uniuscuiusque quaterni viijd.et pro ligatura et illuminatura xxiijs.viijd. Summa totalis huius xj li.vjs. viijd.’
Quaritch, cat. 699 (1952), item 56; purchased by the Bodleian
Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)
Last Substantive Revision
2017-07-01: First online publication.