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

MS. Selden Supra 51

Summary Catalogue no.: 3439

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good borders.

Good initials. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 853)

Binding

Plain red leather on boards, worn, clasps lost, English contemporary work.

History

Origin: 15th century, beginning ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

John Selden, 1584–1654

Acquired by the Bodleian in 1659

Record Sources

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

Bibliography

    Published descriptions:

    Elizabeth Solopova, Manuscripts of the Wycliffite Bible in the Bodleian and Oxford College Libraries (Liverpool, 2016), cat. 46

Last Substantive Revision

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