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

MS. Rawl. B. 21

Summary Catalogue no.: 11393


Album amicorum of Jan van der Deck
Language(s): German, Italian, Latin, and French

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Fine coloured drawings and arms, painted after the script. Some earlier drawings pasted in. (P&A i. 406, pl. XXXIII)


Origin: 1591-1592 and after ; Flemish

Provenance and Acquisition

Richard Rawlinson, 1690-1755

Bequeathed to the Bodleian in 1755

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. D. Macray, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ...viri munificentissimi Ricardi Rawlinson, J.C.D., codicum...complectens, Quarto Catalogues V, 5 fascicles, 1862-1900). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (25 images from 35mm slides)