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MSS. Lat. bib.



(For MSS. Lat. bib. acquired before 1916 see the Summary Catalogue.)



Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. a. 1 (P)/1-2

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Fragments of an Epistles of St. Paul, with gloss

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Germany / North Italy (?)

Date:

9th cent.

Provenance:

 

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 15, no. 3, Oct. 1995, 211-12


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. b. 1

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Guardbook of fragments, mostly from Bibles and Psalters

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England, Germany, Italy

Date:

9th to 15th centuries, 19th cent.

Provenance:

Various

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

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Summary Catalogue, no. 30550, with later additions

Bodleian Quarterly Record, 4, 1924, 119-20 (fol. 2)

Neil R. Ker, Fragments of Medieval Manuscripts used as Pastedowns in Oxford Bindings with a Survey of Oxford Binding c. 1515-1620 (Oxford Bibliographical Society, n.s. 5, 1951-52), Oxford, 1954, no. 1155 (fol. 8)

T. A. M. Bishop, Nordisk Tidskrift, 54, 1967, 39-40, no. 5 (fols. 73-74)

S. J. P. van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 7 vols. in 8, 1957-60 (unpublished typescript), VI, 7 (fols. 6-7), VI, 6 (fols. 8-9), VI, 27 (fol. 18)


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. b. 4

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Bible fragment, 51 leaves

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England (East Anglia?)

Date:

c. 1345-65

Provenance:

Made for a nunnery in East Anglia?; Richard Legh, 1613; Richard Maria Dumvill (or Domville); presented to Sir Peter Leicester (1614-78), antiquary, of Nether-Tabley, 1665; probably broken-up by Myers and Co., of Old Bond St., London, in or shortly before 1927

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 6, no. 4, April 1960, 571-2

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 714; for a chart of surviving leaves, and further bibliography, see Margaret M. Manion, Vera F. Vines, & Christopher de Hamel, Medeival and Renaissance Manuscripts in New Zealand Collections, Melbourne, etc., 1989, No. 76, pp. 93-5


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. c. 8 (P)

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Leaf of Deuteronomy xxiv,4 - xxv,5

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England Mercia

Date:

8th - 9th cent.

Provenance:

Removed from the flyleaves of MS. Bodl. 516 in March 1922

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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E. A. Lowe, Codices Latini Antiquiores, pt. II, 39, no. 259


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. c. 9

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Gospels with gloss

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

c. 1200

Provenance:

Thomas Cowper, John Cowper, Richard Lumlay, all 16th cent.; Hopetoun (bookplate); Quaritch(?) no. '424'; bought in 1931 from Thorpe

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 293


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. c. 10

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Sapiential books of the Bible

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy

Date:

14th cent.

Provenance:

T. Thorpe's Supplement to catalogue of ancient MSS, 1836, no. 87; Sir Thomas Phillipps (1792-1872), MS. 9496; Sotheby's 5 June 1899, lot 209; inserted bookseller's(?) paper slip describing the MS, with a pricecode 'O/T/-' and source(?) cypher '2' and '5' within the curves of an 'S' and '03'; E. Crawshaw (bookplate); given by F. E. Norris, 1952

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 4, no. 3, Dec. 1952, 173


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. c. 11

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Bible

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France (?)

Date:

13th cent., first half

Provenance:

Belonged to a Carthusuan monastery in the 15th-cent.; upper pastedown inscribed 'Ye 6', damaged 18th-cent. spine-label '[Y]e 6'; given by F. E. Norris, 1952

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 4, no. 3, Dec. 1952, 173, pl. IX

Notable Accessions: Guide to an Exhibition Held in 1958, Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1958, no. 8

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 522


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. d. 6

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Gospel of St. John, with preface and Glossa ordinaria

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France

Date:

12th cent., first half

Provenance:

'Jehane de Beaupre ... de bello Prato', 16th cent.; 'Jehan Chardin', 'F. Fouyt', 16th cent.; 'N. 23', 'Goullancourt', 'No. 23 L.R.', 18th cent.; bought by the Bodleian from Thomas Baker, London Bookseller, in August 1923

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. d. 7

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Isaiah, with preface and Glossa ordinaria

Language:

Latin

Origin:

Italy

Date:

12th cent.

Provenance:

'Istum librum dedit(?) ... magister Azo de [...] de'; Richard Henry Wood (bookplate); cutting of sale cat. (not Sotheby's ?), lot 954; bought 1941, and given by W. O. Hassall

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 1, no. 14, April 1941, 238


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. d. 8

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Bible

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England (?)

Date:

Late 13th cent.

Provenance:

'Anthony minowen ...(?)'; Dorethy Fettiplace, 16th cent.; 'R. I.'; Benedictine monastery of St. Michael & All Saints, Belmont, nr. Hereford, with book label, 108; booklabel of Kimbolton Castle (from another book) now stuck to front board; bought, 1963

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 488


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. d. 9

 

(formerly Dep. d. 239)

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Bible, with Gloucester Litany and added Dominican Calendar

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France

Date:

Mid-13th cent., with later additions

Provenance:

14th-cent. Oxford Dominican Calendar added; V. J. B. Clarke of Kinstanley, Gloucestershire; Sotheby's 18-19 Dec. 1944, lot 301, bought by Maggs for £20; formerly Dep. d. 239, given by N. R. Ker

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 1317


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. d. 10

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Gospels of Luke & John

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England Exeter(?)

Date:

Late 11th cent.

Provenance:

Probably written at Exeter by a Norman scribe who also wrote MS. Bodl. 691, fols. 75v-245r; marginal chapter numbers were added in the 14th cent., probably by John Grandisson, bishop of Exeter 1327-69; Robert Stockman of Honiton, 16th cent.; Robert Stockman the younger, 16th cent.; John Coleridge, Vicar & schoolmaster at Ottery St. Mary, Devon; given to William Coleridge, 19 Dec. 1773; Kerslake, Bristol bookseller; purchased 1847 by Francis Coleridge, Ottery St. Mary; given to Edward Coleridge, 27 Oct. 1854; George Dunn, of Wooley Hall, his sale (second portion), Sotheby's 2 Feb. 1914 and four following days, lot 837, bought by Quaritch (on behalf of Myles Radford's uncle) for £8 15s.; his library sent to Sotheby's in Nov. 1946, this MS. sold privately before the sale to A. N. L. Munby; Sotheby's 22 June 1982, lot 41; bought by the Bodleian in 1982

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

Select Bibliography:

A. C. de la Mare, 'A Probable Addition to the Bodleian's Holdings of Exeter Cathedral Manuscripts', Bodleian Library Record, 11, no. 2, May 1983, 79-88, figs. 1-4 (fols. 34r, 50v, 1r, 34v)


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. e. 5

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

New Testament divided into pericopes for liturgical reading, and Sapiential books

Language:

Latin

Origin:

South France or Italy (?)

Date:

13th cent., first half

Provenance:

'François Nicot 1732'; Charles de Baschi, Marquis d'Aubias (1686-1765) (bookplate); edge inscription; bequeathed by C. M. Firth, 1931

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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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. 520, pl. XL


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. e. 6

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Bible, fragment of 15 leaves

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France

Date:

13th cent., second half

Provenance:

Charterhouse of Val de Bénédiction at Villeneuve-lès-Avignon, 15th cent.; Folio Society, broken up in 1962; bought, 1962; other leaves bought at Sotheby's, 14 Dec. 1977 lot 8, etc.

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. e. 7

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Bible and Select Masses ('The de Brailes Bible')

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England Oxford

Date:

13th cent., first half

Provenance:

Made in Oxford, for a Dominican(?); Prior Johannes Linden, presented to Nicholas Boheler of Spira (Speyer or Spiere?), 15th cent.; Isabella Fernandes, presented to the Sodality of the Immaculate Conception, Antwerp, 1647; Alfred Pfeiffer, with his bookplate; Olschki, 1915, sold to C. W. Dyson Perrins, his sale 1/21/59, lot 59; bought at Sotheby's 5 July 1976, lot 81

 

 

Typescript description available?:

No

 

 

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Bodleian Library Record, 9, no. 6 (1977), 357-8.

Sotheby's, 5 July 1976, lot 81 (with plates, one in colour).

N. Morgan, A survey of manuscripts illuminated in the British Isles: early gothic manuscripts [1] 1190-1250 (London, Oxford, 1982) no. 69, ills. 226, 227.

Images of this manuscript.


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. f. 2

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Bible

Language:

Latin

Origin:

England

Date:

13th cent., third quarter

Provenance:

'Lent by Mr. North of Saltby to be returned by me E. P.'; 'Ex dono Rev. Mr. North vicarii de Saltby [1680-1704] in comit. Leicest. 1701 J. B'; 'Ex dono optimi amici Johannis Baxter May 4 1702, H. M.'; bought at Durham by Thomas Astle, 18 June 1765; Askew sale, 12 March 1785, perhaps lot 149, bought by the father of P. H. Leathes (d. c. 1838); Rev. Isaac Gosset, vicar of Windsor; given to the Bodleian by Mrs. Hilgrove Coxe, Watlington, 1938

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 3, Oxford, 1973, no. 460


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Shelfmark:

MS. Lat. bib. f. 3

 

 

 

 

Author:

 

Title:

Bible

Language:

Latin

Origin:

France(?)

Date:

1254

Provenance:

'Ex libris ... Dep ... etta' (French, early 19th cent.); bought at Sotheby's, 5 June 1950, lot 10

 

 

Typescript description available?:

Yes

 

 

Select Bibliography:

O. Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, 1, Oxford, 1966 (repr. with corrections, 1969), no. 528

Manuscripts at Oxford: an exhibition in memory of Richard William Hunt (1908-1979), Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1980, no. XVI.2

A. G. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts c.435-1600 in Oxford Libraries, Oxford, 1984, I, no. 531, II, pl. 109 (fol. 51v)



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