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

MS. Lat. th. f. 15

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


[Quire numbers suggest that the first 34 quires are missing]

(fol. 1)
Bernard of Clairvaux, De praecepto et dispensatione
Rubric: Beatus bernardus de precepto et disputacione

Pr. Migne, PL, 182, col. 859–94

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 35 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 170 × 110–120 mm.
Dimensions (written): 115 × 75 mm.


1(8)–3(8), 4(10) the quires numbered(XXXV) – XXXVIII


20 long lines. Ruling partly drypoint, partly plummet.


Plain red initials.


Old vellum binding.


Origin: 12th century, middle ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

'Ex libris Ronaldi Asshetonii Coates from the Dunn library sold at Sotheby's Feb. vi 1914', but not in the Sotheby catalogue of the Dunn sale for this year

Bought from Quaritch, cat. 582, no. 340, 1940.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.