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

MS. Ash. Rolls 53

Former shelfmark: MS. Ashmole 1535

Summary Catalogue no.: 7662


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

Physical Description

Form: roll
Support: paper


Said to be copied by Simon Forman


Miniatures (coloured drawings) (Pächt and Alexander iii. 1216)


Origin: c. 1600 ; 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 (8 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2022-03-21: Separate record for MS. Ashmole 53.