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

MS. Ash. Rolls 40

Former shelfmark: MS. Ashmole 1772

Summary Catalogue no.: 8447


George Ripley (attrib.), Alchemical roll
Language(s): English and Latin

Physical Description

Form: roll
Support: paper


Good miniatures (coloured drawings) (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1222)


Origin: 17th century, early ; English

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (W. H. Black, A descriptive, analytical, and critical catalogue of the manuscripts bequeathed unto the University of Oxford by Elias Ashmole Esq...., Quarto Catalogues X, 1845). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (11 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2023-03-27: Create record.