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

MS. Liturg. 198

Summary Catalogue no.: 30613

Former shelfmark: MS. Canon. Liturg. 198


Psalter (Augustinian Use)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

fols. 1–155 || fols. 156–200
Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fos. 1–155: Fine historiated borders and initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 651, pl. LXV) Fos. 156–200: Fine borders, initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1133, pl. CVI)


Black leather with gold ornament, early 18th cent. English work.


Origin: Fos. 1–155: 14th century, third quarter. Fos. 156–200: 15th century, end ; English, North East (?)

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 195–202. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.


This item is on display in the exhibition "Alphabets Alive!" (Bodleian Libraries, Weston Library, Treasury) from 19 July 2023 to 21 Jan. 2024. It cannot be ordered between those dates or for a short period before and after.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (12 images from 35mm slides)
Digital Bodleian (15 images from 35mm slides) [part 1]


    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 35

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04-04: Add binding information from Summary Catalogue.

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