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MS. Buchanan c. 1

 

 

 

 

Author:

Leonardus Aretinus (Leonardo Bruni)

Title:

Historiarum Florentini populi libri XII, and Rerum suo tempore gestarum commentarius

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Florence

Date:

15th cent., not earlier than 1440, c. 1440-50

Provenance:

Decorated by Bartolomeo di Antonio Varnucci (1410-79); John Hope, 7th Earl of Hopetoun and 1st Marquis of Linlithgow (1869-1908); William Morris (1834-96); Richard Bennett, sale Sotheby's 5 Dec. 1898, lot 131

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 230, pl. XX

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MS. Buchanan d. 4

 

 

 

 

Author:

Poggio Bracciolini

Title:

De varietate fortunae

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Florence

Date:

1455

Provenance:

Written in 1455 by ser Giovanni di Piero da Stia (c. 1406-74); Girolamo da Panzano; San Marco, Florence; William Morris (1834-96); Richard Bennett

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 265

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MS. Buchanan e. 2

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 23)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Paris

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

France Paris(?)

Date:

14th cent., last quarter, c. 1380

Provenance:

Made for an unidentified laywoman

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; a full draft catalogue description is available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-A, 78.

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 609, pl. XLVI

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MS. Buchanan e. 3

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 24)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Rouen

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

France Rouen

Date:

c. 1500

Provenance:

Made for an unidentified laywoman; Gilbert de la Houssaye du Trembley, 1776

 

 

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 807

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MS. Buchanan e. 4

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 25)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Rome

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

France

Date:

c. 1500

Provenance:

Made for a Franciscan tertiary (?); Claude François Morlot, 1815; Baron de Baussancourt, 1818

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-B, 208

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 777

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MS. Buchanan e. 5

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 26)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Rome

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Flanders/Hainault

Date:

15th cent., third quarter

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-B, 290

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 329, pl. XXVI

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MS. Buchanan e. 7

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 28)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Rome

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Florence

Date:

Late 15th cent.

Provenance:

With an unidentifed coat of arms

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-B, 254

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 325, pl. XXIX

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MS. Buchanan e. 8

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 29)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Paris

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

France Paris

Date:

c. 1500

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-A, 82

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 797

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MS. Buchanan e. 9

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 30)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use unidentified

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

France

Date:

15th cent., second quarter

Provenance:

Made for an unidentified laywoman; Symeon de Roussel, 1694

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-A, 113

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 678, pl. LII

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MS. Buchanan e. 10

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 31)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Paris

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

France Paris

Date:

c. 1500

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-A, 90

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 798

 

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MS. Buchanan e. 11

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 32)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use unidentified

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

French Flanders

Date:

Early 15th cent.

Provenance:

Partly written in Picard dialect; Anthoine Hanvbeel, Ghent, 16th cent.

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-A, 131

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 303

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MS. Buchanan e. 12

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 33)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Bayeux

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

France, Normandy

Date:

c. 1500

Provenance:

Motto: 'Sans foy faillir'; John Payne Collier (1789-1883)

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-A, 35

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 803

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MS. Buchanan e. 13

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 34)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Rouen

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

France Rouen

Date:

c. 1470-80

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-A, 112

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 752

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MS. Buchanan e. 14

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 35)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Évreux

Language:

Latin, French

Origin:

France, Normandy

Date:

c. 1500

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-A, 51

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 804

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MS. Buchanan e. 15

 

 

 

 

Author:

A. D. Floccus (alias Lucius Fenestella)

Title:

De magistratibus Romanorum

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Venice

Date:

15th cent., third quarter

Provenance:

Made for the Erizzo family of Venice, with their arms; William Morris (1834-96); Richard Bennett, Sotheby's 6 Dec. 1898, lot 297

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 558, pl. LI

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MS. Buchanan e. 18

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Rome

Language:

Latin, Netherlandish

Origin:

Flanders Bruges

Date:

15th cent., third quarter, probably after 1461

Provenance:

Probably written for a Dominican; William Stuart of Aldenham Abbey, Hertfordshire, and Tempsford Hall (d. 1874)

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-B, 284

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 327, pl. XXVI

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MS. Buchanan f. 1

 

(formerly MS. Dutch f. 1)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours

Language:

Dutch

Origin:

Northern Netherlands Enkhuisen(?)

Date:

15th cent., last quarter, after 1471

Provenance:

Written at Enkhuisen(?), with inserted miniatures from Utrecht(?)

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 245, pl. XVII

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MS. Buchanan f. 2

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Brigittine Breviary

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Netherlands, North Brabant

Date:

Late 15th cent.

Provenance:

Written for the Bridgettine nunnery of Maria Water, 's Hertogenbosch; bound in Ghent (?); D.-C and J.-J. van Voorst, Amsterdam, before 1859

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 247, pl. XVII

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MS. Buchanan f. 3

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours

Language:

Dutch

Origin:

Netherlands, Utrecht diocese(?)

Date:

15th cent., second quarter

Provenance:

Made in the diocese of Utrecht for a patron in Cologne (?)

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-B, 309

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 207

 

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MS. Buchanan f. 4

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Breviary, Use of Rome

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Milan, S. Giovanni in Conca

Date:

1464-5

Provenance:

Written by the priest Dionisius de Castello, of S. Giovanni in Conca, Milan, 1464-65; Charles X of France (?)

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 309

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 731, pl. LXX

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MS. Buchanan g. 1

 

(formerly MS. Lat. liturg. e. 22)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Book of Hours, Use of Rome

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy Florence

Date:

Late 15th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-B, 318

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 324, pl. XXIX

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MS. Buchanan g. 2

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Psalter

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Flanders Ghent

Date:

c. 1300

Provenance:

Elizabeth Mary Sho[...]way (?), 15th cent.

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 24

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 290


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MS. Buchanan g. 3

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Ferial Psalter

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Northeast Italy

Date:

15th cent., third quarter

Provenance:

Written for a Benedictine House of the Congregation of S. Giustina

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

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S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), II, 97

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 885


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MS. Buchanan g. 4

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Private prayers & devotions

Language:

Latin, Italian

Origin:

Italy

Date:

Late 15th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes; full draft catalogue description available

 

 

Select Bibliography:

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), IV-B, 332

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 2, Oxford, 1970, no. 984


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