MS. Lat. th. d. 32
Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)
With the Glossa Ordinaria in its final form. There are additional glosses in more than one hand. At the end of the volume (fol. 488) is a table of incipits of chapters, beginning imperfect at II.28.49, and an alphabetical subject index is added on fol.490, concluding with the date 1475.
As listed by J. F. von Schulte, Wiener Sitsungsber. LV (1867) p.712, but in a different order
Listed in a different order by Schulte, ibid. pp.719–722
Cf. Walther, Alphab. Verseichnis, no.10968.
2 cols., 27 lines (text); 3 cols. (fol.481–487v)
Good historiated initials. (P&A i. 580)
Illuminated initials on fol.2, 126, 230, 340v, 378, the rest flourished red and blue
blind stamped black leather over oak boards tooled with scrolls lettered ‘Mathias.’ Brass bosses, corner pieces and clasps with straps. Rebacked. For a list of books bound by Mathias see E. Kyriss, Verzierte Gotische Einbände, Stuttgart, 1951, pp. 44-5.
Provenance and Acquisition
Ex libris of the Cathedral of Olmütz, Moravia, 17th century: ‘Ex Biblioth. Cathed. Eccl[esi]ce Olem’ (fol. 1). Another Olmütz book is Auct. Q. supra II.21.
Bertram, 4th Earl of Ashburnham, 1797-1878, acquired with the Barrois manuscripts in 1849.
Barrois-Ashburnham sale, Sotheby's 10 June 1901 and four following days, lot 247, bought by Tregaskis for £7 15s.
George Dunn (1864-1912), his sale, First Portion, at Sotheby's 11 Feb. 1913 and three following days, lot 497, bought by Leighton for £20
E. P. Goldschmidt, by 1928 (described in his Gothic and Renaissance Bookbindings, London 1928, I. 155.)
Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)