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Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. a. 1 (P)/1-2
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Fragments of Epistles of St. Paul, with gloss.
Language Latin
Origin German / Italian, North (?)
Date 9th century
Material parchment

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. b. 1
Summary Catalogue no. 30550
Composite fol. 18 || fols. 75a-b || the rest
Summary of contents Psalter (fragment). || Two fragments from one leaf of a Bible. || Fragments, mostly from Bibles and Psalters.
Language Latin
Origin English || English || English, German, Italian
Date 14th century, middle || 13th century || 9th century to 15th century, 19th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Good border, initial. (P&A iii. 641) || -

Provenance

Fols. 75a-b given by Weatherhead & Son, Ltd., Aylesbury, 1970.
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 832
Bibliography
2001
Helmut Gneuss, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: a list of manuscripts and manuscript fragments written or owned in England up to 1100 (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 241), Tempe AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2001, no. 645.5 [fols. 73-74]

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Cat.
R. M. Thomson (with Michael Gullick), A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts in Worcester Cathedral Library, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, on behalf of the Dean and Chapter of Worcester Cathedral, 2001, p. xvii
1997
Handschriftenarchiv Bernhard Bischoff (Bibliothek der Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Hs. C 1, C 2): Microfiche-Edition, ed. Arno Mentzel-Reuters [with list of MSS. by Zdenka Stoklaskova & Marcus Stumpf] (Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Hilfsmittel 16), Munich 1997, Fiche 47: XCVII.4.3

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R
1993
David N. Dumville, English Caroline script and monastic history: studies in Benedictinism, A.D. 950-1030, Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1993, pp. 139-40

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. b. 2 (P)
Summary Catalogue no. 2202*
Summary of contents Acts of the Apostles (fragment).
Language Latin
Origin English, Canterbury (?)
Date 8th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Good initials. (P&A iii. 4)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 257
Manuscript image fol. verso Initial P, curved down-stroke with rounded serifs.
Bibliography
2001
Helmut Gneuss, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: a list of manuscripts and manuscript fragments written or owned in England up to 1100 (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 241), Tempe AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2001, no. 448 (part)

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Cat.
1998
Richard Marsden, ' 'Ask what I am called': the Anglo-Saxons and their bibles', in The Bible as Book: the manuscript tradition, eds. John L. Sharpe III & Kimberly Van Kampen, London & New Castle, DE: The British Library & Oak Knoll Press, 1998, pp. 145-176, at pp. 171, 176
Sigrid Krämer, Bibliographie Bernhard Bischoff und Verzeichnis aller von ihm herangezogenen Handschriften (Fuldaer Hochschulschriften, 27), Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Josef Knecht, 1998, No. 16, 35; No. 159, 5
1997
Mildred Budny, Insular, Anglo-Saxon, and Early Anglo-Norman manuscript art at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge: an illustrated catalogue, 2 vols., Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1997, Vol. I, pp. xv, lxxiii, 6, 100, 111, 127, 255, 267, 695
1995
Richard Marsden, The text of the Old Testament in Anglo-Saxon England (Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England, 15), Cambridge 1995, pp. 42, 43, 44, 45, 304, 380 n., 445
1994
Patrick McGurk, 'The oldest manuscripts of the Latin Bible', in The early medieval bible: its production, decoration and use, ed. Richard Gameson, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994, pp. 1-23, at p. 3 n. 12
Richard Marsden, 'The Old Testament in late Anglo-Saxon England: preliminary observations on the textual evidence', in The early medieval bible: its production, decoration and use, ed. Richard Gameson, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994, pp. 101-124, at p. 102 n. 8
Patrick McGurk, 'The oldest manuscripts of the Latin Bible', first published 1994, reprinted in his collected articles, Gospel Books and early Latin manuscripts (Variorum Collected Studies Series CS606), Aldershot, etc.: Ashgate, 1998, article XII, p. 3
1988
Bernhard Bishoff et al., The Epinal, Erfurt, Werden, and Corpus Glossaries (= Early English Manuscripts in Facsimile, 22), Copenhagen: Rosenkilde & Bagger, 1988, p. 28 n. 16

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. b. 4
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Fragments from the Old Testament, 51 leaves.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date c. 1345-1365
Material parchment

Decoration
Good borders, initials. (P&A iii. 714)

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.
Bibliography
2000
Christopher de Hamel, 'Selling manuscript fragments in the 1960s', in Interpreting and collecting fragments of medieval books (Proceedings of The Seminar in the History of the Book to 1500, Oxford 1998), ed. Linda L. Brownrigg & Margaret M. Smith, Los Altos Hills, CA, & London, 2000, pp. 47-55, at p. 48
1995
Jeremy Griffiths, 'Manuscripts in The Schoyen Collection copied or owned in the British Isles before 1700', in English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700, eds. P. Beal & J. Griffiths, 5 ( 1995), pp. 36-42, at pp. 38-9
1992
H. R. Woudhuysen, 'Manuscripts at auction: January 1992 to December 1992'. in English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700, eds. P. Beal & J. Griffiths, 5 (1995), pp. 220-30, at p. 230

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. c. 1
Summary Catalogue no. 31375
Composite fol. 1 || fol. 2 || fol. 3
Summary of contents Beginning of Wisdom (Bible fragment). || Beginning of Kings, book ii (iv) with gloss (Bible fragment). || Fragments of three manuscripts of commentaries on Old Testament subjects.
Language Latin
Origin French, South-west || English || ?
Date 12th century, beginning || 13th century, middle || 13th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine initial, damaged. (P&A i. 472, pl. XXXVIII) || Good initial. (P&A iii. 427) || -

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 6, p. 44

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. c. 8 (P)
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Leaf of Deuteronomy xxiv.4 - xxv.10 (Bible fragment)
Language Latin
Origin English, Mercia or South
Date 8th century, end - 9th century
Material parchment

Provenance

Removed from the flyleaves of MS. Bodl. 516 in March 1922.
Bibliography
2001
Helmut Gneuss, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: a list of manuscripts and manuscript fragments written or owned in England up to 1100 (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 241), Tempe AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2001, no. 646

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Cat.
1998
Richard Marsden, ' 'Ask what I am called': the Anglo-Saxons and their bibles', in The Bible as Book: the manuscript tradition, eds. John L. Sharpe III & Kimberly Van Kampen, London & New Castle, DE: The British Library & Oak Knoll Press, 1998, pp. 145-176, at pp. 156, 167 n. 72, 171
Sigrid Krämer, Bibliographie Bernhard Bischoff und Verzeichnis aller von ihm herangezogenen Handschriften (Fuldaer Hochschulschriften, 27), Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Josef Knecht, 1998, No. 16, 39
1997
Handschriftenarchiv Bernhard Bischoff (Bibliothek der Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Hs. C 1, C 2): Microfiche-Edition, ed. Arno Mentzel-Reuters [with list of MSS. by Zdenka Stoklaskova & Marcus Stumpf] (Monumenta Germaniae Historica, Hilfsmittel 16), Munich 1997, Fiche 47: XCVII.4.4

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R
Mildred Budny, Insular, Anglo-Saxon, and Early Anglo-Norman manuscript art at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge: an illustrated catalogue, 2 vols., Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1997, Vol. I, p. 90
1995
Richard Marsden, The text of the Old Testament in Anglo-Saxon England (Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England, 15), Cambridge 1995, pp. 41, 43, 236, 240-9
1994
Richard Marsden, 'The Old Testament in late Anglo-Saxon England: preliminary observations on the textual evidence', in The early medieval bible: its production, decoration and use, ed. Richard Gameson, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994, pp. 101-124, at pp. 103, 123
David N. Dumville, 'English libraries before 1066: use and abuse of the manuscript evidence' [revised version of article first printed 1981], in Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: basic readings, ed. Mary P. Richards (Basic Readings in Anglo-Saxon England, vol. 2 = Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, vol. 1434), New York & London 1994, pp. 169-219, at pp. 180, 214 [= Gneuss no. 646]
1992
Teresa Webber, Scribes and scholars at Salisbury Cathedral c. 1075 - c. 1125, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992, pp. 77, 79
Peter Clemoes, 'King Alfred's debt to vernacular poetry: the evidence of ellen and craft' in Words, Texts and Manuscripts: Studies in Anglo-Saxon culture presented to Helmut Gneuss on the occasion of his sixty-fifth birthday, eds. Michael Korhammer and others, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1992, pp. 213-38, at p. 214n.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. c. 9
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Gospels with gloss.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date c. 1200
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine initials. (P&A iii. 293)

Provenance

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

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. c. 10
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Sapiential books of the Bible.
Language Latin
Origin Italian
Date 14th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Red initials with blue penwork.

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.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. c. 11
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Bible.
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 13th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine fleuronnée borders, initials. (P&A i. 522)

Provenance

Belonged to a Carthusian monastery in the 15th cent.; upper pastedown inscribed 'Ye 6', damaged 18th-cent. spine-label '[Y]e 6'; given by F. E. Norris, 1952.
Bibliography
1998
A. I. Doyle, 'English Carthusian books not yet linked with a charterhouse', in 'A Miracle of Learning': studies in manuscripts and Irish learning. Essays in honour of William O'Sullivan, eds. Toby Barnard and others, Aldershot & Brookfield, Vermont: Ashgate, 1998, pp. 122-136 at p. 125

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. d. 1 (P)
Summary Catalogue no. 31089
Summary of contents Fragment of a leaf of a Bible (John 16.26-17.13).
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 8th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Capitals in red (repainted?).

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 6, p. 16
Bibliography
2001
Helmut Gneuss, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: a list of manuscripts and manuscript fragments written or owned in England up to 1100 (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 241), Tempe AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2001, no. 770 (part)

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Cat.
R. M. Thomson (with Michael Gullick), A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts in Worcester Cathedral Library, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, on behalf of the Dean and Chapter of Worcester Cathedral, 2001, pp. xvii, xx, 62
1998
Richard Marsden, ' 'Ask what I am called': the Anglo-Saxons and their bibles', in The Bible as Book: the manuscript tradition, eds. John L. Sharpe III & Kimberly Van Kampen, London & New Castle, DE: The British Library & Oak Knoll Press, 1998, pp. 145-176, at p. 173
Sigrid Krämer, Bibliographie Bernhard Bischoff und Verzeichnis aller von ihm herangezogenen Handschriften (Fuldaer Hochschulschriften, 27), Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Josef Knecht, 1998, No. 16, 35; No. 148, 338
Stan Knight, Historical scripts from classical times to the Renaissance, 2nd edn., New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 1998, p. 47 no. C3b and fig. (detail)
1997
Mildred Budny, Insular, Anglo-Saxon, and Early Anglo-Norman manuscript art at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge: an illustrated catalogue, 2 vols., Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1997, Vol. I, p. 7
1990
Patrick Sims-Williams, Religion and literature in Western England 600-800 (Cambridge Studies in Anglo-Saxon England, 3), Cambridge, etc.: Cambridge University Press, 1990, p. 181
1962
Patrick McGurk, 'An Anglo-Saxon bible fragment of the late eighth century, Royal 1. E. VI', first published Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes 25, nos. 1-2 ( 1962), pp. 18-34, reprinted in his collected articles, Gospel Books and early Latin manuscripts (Variorum Collected Studies Series CS606), Aldershot, etc.: Ashgate, 1998, article VII, p. 27

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. d. 6
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Gospel of St. John, with preface and Glossa ordinaria.
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 12th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Space left for initial on fol. 1.

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.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. d. 7
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Isaiah with gloss.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Central
Date 12th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Good historiated initial. (P&A ii. 43, pl. V)
fol. 2r
Type initial V
Subject Isaiah, standing, with halo and a scroll. Zoomorphic initial with a dragon eating roots of a tree.

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.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. d. 8
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Bible.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Good borders, historiated and other initials. Damaged by damp and mutilated. (P&A iii. 488)

Provenance

'Anthony minowen ...(?)'; Dorethy Fettiplace, 16th century; '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.
Bibliography
1993
Mirjam M. Foot, 'Medieval painted book edges' [written 1989 for Studies in Book Making and Conservation in Honour of Roger Powell, still (1993) announced as 'forthcoming'], reprinted in her Studies in the history of bookbinding [collected articles], Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1993, pp. 439-54, at p. 446

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. d. 9
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Bible, with Gloucester litany and added Dominican calendar.
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 13th century, middle, with later additions
Material parchment

Decoration
Good initials. (P&A iii. 1317)

Provenance

14th-century Oxford Dominican Calendar added; V. J. B. Clarke of Kinstanley, Gloucestershire; Sotheby's 18-19 Dec. 1944, lot 301, bought by Maggs for £20; given by N. R. Ker (formerly Dep. d. 239).
Bibliography
1992
The History of the University of Oxford, vol. II, Late Medieval Oxford, eds. J. I. Catto & Ralph Evans, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992, p. xxxii [list of unprinted sources]
Malcolm B. Parkes, 'Buchversorgung und Buchgebrauch in den Ordenshäusern der Oxforder Universität', in Der Codex im Gebrauch, eds. Christel Meier, Dagmar Hüpper & Hagen Keller (Akten des Internationalen Kolloquiums 11. - 13. Juni 1992) (Münstersche Mittelalter-Schriften, 70), Munich: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 1992, pp. 109-126, at p. 115

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. d. 10
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): no description available
Summary of contents Gospels of St. Luke and St. John.
Language Latin
Origin English, Exeter (?)
Date 11th century, late
Material parchment

Decoration
Red, blue, green and purple initials.

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.
Bibliography
2001
Helmut Gneuss, Handlist of Anglo-Saxon manuscripts: a list of manuscripts and manuscript fragments written or owned in England up to 1100 (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 241), Tempe AZ: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2001, no. 647.5

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Cat.
1999
Cited in more than one article in Manuscrits et enluminures dans le monde normand (Xe-XVe siècles) (Colloque de Cerisy-La-Salle (octobre 1995), Actes), ed. Pierre Bouet & Monique Dosdat, Caen: Office Universitéire d'Etudes Normandes, Université de Caen, 1999, pp. 93, 119 n., 125
Richard Gameson, The manuscripts of Early Norman England (c. 1066-1130), Oxford, etc.: OUP for The British Academy, 1999, p. 138 no. 734
1995
Richard Gameson, 'English manuscript art in the late eleventh century: Canterbury and its context', in Canterbury and the Norman Conquest: Churches, Saints and Scholars 1066-1109, eds. Richard Eales & Richard Sharpe, London & Rio Grande: The Hambledon Press, 1995, pp. 95-144, at p. 131 n.
1990
Michael Gullick, 'The scribe of the Carilef Bible a new look at some late-eleventh-century Durham Cathedral manuscripts', in Medieval Book Production: Assessing the Evidence, ed. L. L. Brownrigg (Proceedings of the Second Conference of the Seminar in the History of the Book to 1500, July 1988), Los Altos Hills (CA): Anderson-Lovelace, 1990, p. 75
SCWMSS archive: = REFS. LXXXVI.19
1983
Albinia C. de la Mare, 'A probable addition to the Bodleian's holdings of Exeter Cathedral manuscripts', Bodleian Library Record 11 no. 2 ( 1983), pp. 79-88

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. e. 1
Summary Catalogue no. 33652
Summary of contents Four Gospels.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, North (?)
Date 12th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Good initials. (P&A ii. 61)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 6, p. 272

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. e. 5
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents New Testament divided into Pericopes. Wisdom books.
Language Latin
Origin French, South (?) or Italian
Date 13th century, first half
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine initials. (P&A i. 520, pl. XL)

Provenance

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

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. e. 6
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Bible, fragment of 15 leaves.
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 13th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Blue and red initials with long marginal flourishes in red and blue.

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.
Bibliography
2000
Christopher de Hamel, 'Selling manuscript fragments in the 1960s', in Interpreting and collecting fragments of medieval books (Proceedings of The Seminar in the History of the Book to 1500, Oxford 1998), ed. Linda L. Brownrigg & Margaret M. Smith, Los Altos Hills, CA, & London, 2000, pp. 47-55, at p. 52

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. e. 7
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Bible and Select Masses ('The de Brailes Bible').
Language Latin
Origin English, Oxford
Date 13th century, second quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Historiated and decorated initials.

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.
Manuscript image fol. 406r Initial A, at beginning of index. Dragons.
Bibliography
1995
Suzanne Lewis, Reading images: narrative discourse and reception in the thirteenth-century illuminated Apocalypse, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995, p. 349 n. 36
1994
Christopher de Hamel, A history of illuminated manuscripts, 2nd edn., London 1994, p. 140

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R
1992
The History of the University of Oxford, vol. II, Late Medieval Oxford, eds. J. I. Catto & Ralph Evans, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992, p. xxxii [list of unprinted sources]
Malcolm B. Parkes, 'Buchversorgung und Buchgebrauch in den Ordenshäusern der Oxforder Universität', in Der Codex im Gebrauch, eds. Christel Meier, Dagmar Hüpper & Hagen Keller (Akten des Internationalen Kolloquiums 11. - 13. Juni 1992) (Münstersche Mittelalter-Schriften, 70), Munich: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 1992, pp. 109-126, at p. 115
1984
Pierre Riché & Guy Lobrichon, eds., Le Moyen Age et la Bible (Bible de tous les temps, 4), Paris: Editions Beauchesne, 1984, p. 92

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. f. 1
Summary Catalogue no. 30132
Summary of contents Bible, second part. Part 1 now in Reed collection, Dunedin Public Library, New Zealand (Sotheby's catalogue, 9 Dec. 1974, lot 61A)
Language Latin
Origin French
Date 13th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Good initials. (P&A i. 557)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 5, p. 737
Manuscript image fol. 3r Two initials with dragon-headed interlace decoration.

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. f. 2
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Bible.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, third quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine initials. (P&A iii. 460)

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

Shelfmark MS. Lat. bib. f. 3
Summary Catalogue no. Not in SC (late accession): description unpublished, only available in Library
Summary of contents Bible.
Language Latin
Origin French (?)
Date 1254
Material parchment

Decoration
Good borders, historiated and other initials. (P&A i. 528)

Provenance

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


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