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

MS. Liturg. 396

Summary Catalogue no.: 30619

Former shelfmark: MS. Canon. Liturg. 396

Contents

Psalter
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures, borders, historiated and other initials. The miniature on fol. 14v is by a later hand, 13th century, end. (Pächt and Alexander i. 282, pl. XX)

Binding

Stamped red leather, 15th cent. Netherlandish work, clasps lost, rebacked in modem times, with painted design on the edges.

History

Origin: Flemish, Bruges (?) ; 13th century, middle or third quarter; one late 13th century miniature

Record Sources

Summary description based on Elizabeth Solopova, Latin Liturgical Psalters in the Bodleian Library: A Select Catalogue (Oxford, 2013), pp. 326–34. Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (41 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    S. J. P. van Dijk, Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, vol. 2: Office Books (typescript, 1957), p. 89

Last Substantive Revision

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