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

MS. Auct. F. 5. 29

Summary Catalogue no.: 2635

Physical Description

Composite: fols. vii-131a || fols. 132–158 || part C

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Oxford, Oxfordshire, New College (Collegium beate Marie Winton' in Oxonia): 'Liber datus collegio beate Marie Winton in Oxonia per executores domini Henrici Jolypace nuper camerarii ecclesie cathedralis sancti Pauli Londonie A. D. M o CCCC o . XXXj o . Oretis igitur pro eisdem.' (MLGB3: evidence from an ex-libris inscription or note of gift to an institution).

'Sum [?] liber Willelmi de Hachecumbe' (s. xv in.; fol. vii verso); 'Ioannes Dobb[in?]' (s. xv, fol. vii recto, erased); 'Byrkyn accomodatus est liber iste' (s. xv ex.). The names 'Fauntleroy', 'Rauleus', 'Symond' occur on fols. 22v, 98 d v (s. xvi). 'Stephanus Batman to his phrend Camden [?]', partly in Greek characters (fol. 174r). 'φαρλαι' (= John Farley (d. 1464), registrar of the University of Oxford and fellow of New College) (fol. 174r). Acquired not later than 1602. (MLGB3)

MS. Auct. F. 5. 29 – Part 1

Contents

1.
Albohali, Liber de iudiciis natiuitatum
Language(s): Latin
2.
Alexander de Villa Dei, Massa compoti
Language(s): Latin
3.
Alexander de Villa Dei, Algorismus
Language(s): Latin
4.
Astrological treatises
Language(s): Latin
5.
Albumasar, Flores astrorum
Language(s): Latin
7.
Johannes de Sacro Bosco, Compotus
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good historiated and other diagrams. Notarial signs, later (?) (Pächt and Alexander iii. 628)

History

Origin: 14th century, first half ; English

MS. Auct. F. 5. 29 – Part 2

Contents

1.
Euclid

extracts, with commentary

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials, diagrams. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 511)

History

Origin: 13th century, second half ; English

MS. Auct. F. 5. 29 – Part 3

Contents

1.
Aristotle, Ethica Nicomachea

Bks I-III.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 13th century, late ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.