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

MS. Lat. th. f. 24

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


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i (paper) + 275 + i (paper)
Dimensions (leaf): 160 × 110 mm.
Dimensions (ruled): 105 × 62 mm.
Foliation: Modern pencil, i-iii, 1–274


I2 (original flyleaves) (fol. i-ii) | II10–1 (3rd leaf missing, after fol. 2) (fol. 1–9), III-XXVIII10 (fol. 10–269), XXIX2 (fol. 270–271) | XXX2 (original flyleaves) (fol. 272–273)


25 lines, in 1 column


Fine rounded gothic


Plain red initials. Illuminated initial cut out on fol. 1r leaving part of the border, with a butterfly.


Sewn on three thongs and bound in plain parchment over thin boards; with traces of two pairs of green or yellow silk ties at the fore-edge; the spine inscribed '1430' at the top, and '[Au?]g serm[...] Evangeliorum', from top to bottom, in large letters


Origin: 15th century ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Swann Gallery, New York, 11 Oct. 1979, lot 255, bought by Quaritch for the Bodleian.

Record Sources

Draft description by Peter Kidd, late 1990s

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.