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

MS. Add. A. 7

Summary Catalogue no.: 28745

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-45 || fols. 46-88 || fols. 89ff.

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Summary Catalogue and supplementary sources.

MS. Add. A. 7 - Part 1

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good historiated border, initial. (P&A ii. 164).

fol. 1r

  • Type border, left and lower margin
  • Subject Hybrid figures and grotesques.

History

Origin: 14th century, first half ; Italian

MS. Add. A. 7 - Part 2

Contents

Medical treatise (antidotary)
Incipit: Aurea Alexandrina faciens ad reuma
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Initial, unfinished, possibly added in the 12th century, second half. (P&A ii. 57)

fol. 46r

  • Type initial A
  • Subject Unfinished initial with acanthus-leaf designs.

History

Origin: 12th century, first half ; Italian

MS. Add. A. 7 - Part 3

Contents

1.
Roger de Baron , Rogerina major
Language(s): Latin
2.
Roger de Baron , medical texts
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Red and blue initials with contrasting penwork.

History

Origin: 13th or 14th century ; Italian