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Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 10
Summary Catalogue no. 3356
Composite fols. 1-199 || fols. 200-212
Summary of contents John Harding, Chronicle (second version), etc. || Extracts from John Lydgate, Fall of Princes, etc.
Language English and Latin || English
Origin English
Date c. 1470-1480 || c. 1520
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine historiated and other diagrams, borders, initials. Fine maps. (P&A iii. 1117) || Fine interlace initials. Copied from The Proverbs of Lydgate printed by Wynkyn de Worde in 1519, fol. 209v. (P&A iii. 1180)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 617
Manuscript image fol. 184r Map of Scotland, with pictures of Inverness, Perth, Abbey of Lindores, Abbey of Balmarino, St. Andrews, ?Downcastle, Falkland, Dunbarton, Stirling, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Carlisle, 'The fellis of the merches', Warkworth, Berwick.
Bibliography
2001
Cited in more than one article reprinted in Glastonbury Abbey and the Arthurian tradition, ed. James P. Carley (Arthurian Studies, 45), Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2001, pp. 229, 254, 259
2000
Julia Boffey, 'Bodleian Library, MS Arch. Selden. B.24 and definitions of the 'household book' ', in The English medieval book: studies in memory of Jeremy Griffiths, eds. A. S. G. Edwards, Vincent Gillespie & Ralph Hanna, London: The British Library, 2000, pp. 125-134, at p. 130
Carol M. Meale, 'The politics of book ownership: the Hopton family and Bodleian Library, Digby MS 185', in Prestige, authority and power in late medieval manuscripts and texts, ed. Felicity Riddy (York Manuscripts Conferences: Proceedings Series, IV), Woodbridge, etc.: York Medieval Press, 2000, pp. 103-31, at p. 120
1999
Elizabeth J. Bryan, Collaborative meaning in medieval scribal culture: the Otho LaYamon, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1999, pp. 205 n. 8, 223
1997
Julia Boffey & A. S. G. Edwards, with B. C. Barker-Benfield, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer and The Kingis Quair: a facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Arch. Selden. B. 24, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, at pp. 22-3

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.
1996
Antonia Gransden, Historical writing in England: II, c.1307 to the early sixteenth century, London & New York: Routledge, 1996, pp. 274 n. 174, 279 n. 224
Elizabeth Hallam, ed., The Chronicles of the Wars of the Roses, Godalming: Bramley Books, 1996, p. 299 fig. (fol. 184r)
Kathleen L. Scott, Later Gothic Manuscripts 1390-1490 (A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles, 6), 2 vols., London: Harvey Miller Publishers, 1996, I, pp. 61, 71 n. 31, 75 n. 59; II, pp. 284, 354

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.
1992
William A. Ringler, Jr., Bibliography and index of English verse in manuscript 1501-1558, London: Mansell, 1992, pp. xiii, 41

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 11
Summary Catalogue no. 3357
Summary of contents John Gower, Confessio Amantis.
Language English and Latin
Origin English
Date 15th century, middle
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 617
Bibliography
2001
Middle English poetry: texts and traditions. Essays in honour of Derek Pearsall, ed. A. J. Minnis (York Manuscripts Conferences: Proceedings Series, 5), York & Woodbridge, etc.: York Medieval Press, 2001, p. 61 n.
1999
S. Echard, 'Designs for reading: some manuscripts of Gower's Confessio amantis', in Sources, exemplars, and copy-texts: influence and transmission. Essays from the Lampeter Conference of the Early Book Society 1997, ed. William Marx (Trivium, 31), Lampeter 1999, pp. 59-72, at p. 59 n. 3

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 13
Summary Catalogue no. 3359
Summary of contents Euclid, Elementa, tr. Adelard of Bath, with commentary of Campanus of Novara.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, late
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 618
Manuscript image fol. 3r Red and blue initial P(anctus). Book I. Definitions. Postulates, Common Conceptions and beginning of Construction No. 1, of equilateral triangle on given lines.

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 14
Summary Catalogue no. 3360
Composite fols. 1-311 || fols. i, 312
Summary of contents Geoffrey Chaucer, Canterbury Tales. || Polyphonic fragments (endleaves).
Language English || Latin
Origin English
Date c. 1450-1470 || 14th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine borders (partly damaged), initials. In two styles. (P&A iii. 1063) || -

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 618
Manuscript image fol. 9r The Pardoner's Tale.
Bibliography
2001
Middle English poetry: texts and traditions. Essays in honour of Derek Pearsall, ed. A. J. Minnis (York Manuscripts Conferences: Proceedings Series, 5), York & Woodbridge, etc.: York Medieval Press, 2001, pp. 23n., 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37
1999
Thomas A. Prendergast & Barbara Kline, Rewriting Chaucer: culture, authority, and the idea of the authentic text, 1400-1602, Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1999, pp. 52, 66, 223, 226, 243
1998
Ernest H. Sanders, 'Cantilena and discant in 14th-century English polyphony', first published 1965, reprinted in his collected articles, French and English polyphony of the 13th and 14th centuries: style and notation [reprinted articles] (Variorum Collected Studies Series CS637), Aldershot, etc.: Ashgate, 1998, Article II, p. 41
1997
Julia Boffey & A. S. G. Edwards, with B. C. Barker-Benfield, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer and The Kingis Quair: a facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Arch. Selden. B. 24, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, at p. 22

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.
M. C. Seymour, A catalogue of Chaucer manuscripts. Vol. II, The Canterbury Tales, Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1997, pp. 193-7

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Cat.
1996
Ralph Hanna III, Pursuing history: Middle English manuscripts and their texts, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1996, p. 309 n.3
1995
Helen Cooper, 'The Order of the Tales in the Ellesmere Manuscript', in The Ellesmere Chaucer: essays in interpretation, eds. Martin Stevens & Daniel Woodward, San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, and Tokyo: Yushodo Co., Ltd., 1995, pp. 245-61, at pp. 254, 259 n. 11

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R
1993
The Canterbury Tales Project: Occasional Papers, Volume I, eds. Norman Blake & Peter Robinson (Office for Humanities Communication Publications, 5), Oxford 1993, p. 95 (list of sigla: 'Se')

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R
1992
Stephen Bradford Partridge, 'Glosses in the manuscripts of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales: an edition and commentary', Doctoral thesis, Harvard University, 1992, Preface, p. [ii]; 3-18; etc.
1991
Ralph Hanna III, 'Presenting Chaucer as Author', in Medieval literature: texts and interpretation, ed. Tim William Machan (Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, vol. 79), Binghamton (New York) 1991, pp. 17-39, at p. 21n.
Julia Boffey & Carol M. Meale, 'Selecting the text: Rawlinson C. 86 and some other books for London readers', in Regionalism in late medieval manuscripts and texts: Essays celebrating the publication of A Linguistic Atlas of Late Mediaeval English, ed. Felicity Riddy (= York Manuscripts Conferences: Proceedings Series, 2 [Proceedings of the 1989 Conference]), Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1991, pp. 143-169, at p. 165n.

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 15
Summary Catalogue no. 3361
Composite two parts
Summary of contents Justinian, Institutiones, with gloss. || Justinian, Novellae; Codex (part).
Language Latin
Date 14th century || 13th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Illuminated capitals.

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 619

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 16
Summary Catalogue no. 3362
Summary of contents Historical and legal texts, collected by William of Malmesbury.
Language Latin
Origin English, Malmesbury
Date 1129
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials. Fols. 1r-73r col. I line 14 and 135r-222v written by William of Malmesbury in 1129. (P&A iii. 93)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 619
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Manuscript image fol. 18r Large red initial N(eminem) with red and green flourishes.
Bibliography
1999
Richard Gameson, The manuscripts of Early Norman England (c. 1066-1130), Oxford, etc.: OUP for The British Academy, 1999, p. 126 no. 621
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. 669, 738
1996
Birger Munk Olsen, 'The production of classics in the eleventh and twelfth centuries', in Medieval manuscripts of the Latin classics: production and use, eds. Claudine A. Chavannes-Mazel & Margaret M. Smith (Proceedings of The Seminar in the History of the Book to 1500, Leiden, 1993), Los Altos Hills, CA: Anderson-Lovelace, and London: The Red Gull Press, 1996, pp. 1-17, at p. 7n.

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 17
Summary Catalogue no. 3363
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 20
Summary of contents Astronomical and musical treatises.
Language Greek
Date 16th century, beginning
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Manuscript image fol. No. 20
Bibliography
1994
Anne Tihon, 'Les tables astronomiques persanes à Constantinople dans la première moitié du XIVe siècle' [first published 1987], reprinted in her collected articles, Etudes d'astronomie byzantine (Collected Studies Series, CS454), Aldershot, etc.: Variorum, 1994, Article V, p. 472
1990
Julian Roberts & Andrew G. Watson, John Dee's Library Catalogue, London: The Bibliographical Society, 1990, M43

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 18
Summary Catalogue no. 3364
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 21
Composite four parts
Summary of contents Polybius, Historiae (extracts). || Polybius, Historiae (extracts). || Michael Psellos, De chrysopoeia. || Alchemical writings.
Language Greek
Origin Italian
Date 16th century, beginning || 16th century, middle || 17th century, first half || 16th century, beginning
Material paper

Decoration
Ornamental strips and decorated initials. || Ornamental strips and decorated initials. || - || Pen drawings. (Hutter, III. 188)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Bibliography
1998
Annaclara Cataldi Palau, Gian Francesco d'Asola e la tipografia aldina: La vita, le edizioni, la biblioteca dell'Asolano, Genoa: Sagep Libri & Communicazione, 1998, p. 544
1990
Julian Roberts & Andrew G. Watson, John Dee's Library Catalogue, London: The Bibliographical Society, 1990, DM125; p. 17 [fols.195-206]

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R
Annaclara Cataldi Palau, Catalogo dei manoscritti greci della Biblioteca Franzoniana (Genova) (Urbani 2 - 20) (Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Bollettino dei Classici, Suppl. n. 8), [Rome] 1990, p. 64 (on Urbani 9, 'SCRITT.')

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Cat. 876p

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 20
Summary Catalogue no. 3366
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 23
Summary of contents Polybius, Historiae (excerpts).
Language Greek
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 21
Summary Catalogue no. 3380
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 24
Composite two parts
Summary of contents John Chrysostom, Homilies on Genesis (fragment). || Menologion for December (fragment).
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 10th century, third quarter || 11th century, end
Material parchment

Decoration
Ornamental strips, borders and decorated initials at the beginnings of homilies. || Penwork at the beginnings of Lives. (Hutter, III. 9)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Bibliography
1997
Julia Boffey & A. S. G. Edwards, with B. C. Barker-Benfield, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer and The Kingis Quair: a facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Arch. Selden. B. 24, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, at p. 31 [binding]

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.
1937
Albert Ehrhard, Überlieferung und Bestand der hagiographischen und homiletischen Literatur der griechischen Kirche, 3 vols. (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur, 50-52), Leipzig-Berlin 1937-1952 (reprinted Leipzig 1965), II 524 [Information taken from Lidia Perria, I manoscritti citati da Albert Ehrhard (Testi e Studi Bizantino-Neoellenici, 4), Rome 1979, pp. 103-6]

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 22
Summary Catalogue no. 3381
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 25
Summary of contents John Chrysostom, Homilies on Genesis and Acts. Menologion for November (fragment).
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 11th century
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Bibliography
1937
Albert Ehrhard, Überlieferung und Bestand der hagiographischen und homiletischen Literatur der griechischen Kirche, 3 vols. (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur, 50-52), Leipzig-Berlin 1937-1952 (reprinted Leipzig 1965), I 501-502 [Information taken from Lidia Perria, I manoscritti citati da Albert Ehrhard (Testi e Studi Bizantino-Neoellenici, 4), Rome 1979, pp. 103-6]

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 23
Summary Catalogue no. 3351
Summary of contents Letter book and Form book of William Swann, LL.B., Canon of Chichester, as an official at the papal court.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date c. 1408-1415
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 613
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 614
Bibliography
1999
Margaret Harvey, The English in Rome 1362-1420: portrait of an expatriate community (Cambridge Studies in Medieval Life and Thought, 4th Ser., 45), Cambridge 1999 pp 8, 161; 241 (Listing in Bibliography only)

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 24
Summary Catalogue no. 3354
Summary of contents Geoffrey Chaucer, Troilus and Criseyde, and other poems. The Kingis Quair. Etc.
Language English
Origin Scottish
Date after c. 1489
Material paper

Decoration
Good borders, historiated and other initials. Partly damaged. (P&A iii. 1122)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 614
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 615
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 616
Manuscript image fol. 1r Beginning of text with historiated initial.
Bibliography
2001
Brian Ó Cuív, Catalogue of Irish language manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford College libraries, Part 1, Descriptions, Dublin: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2001, pp. xxi, 319-20 no. 57
Middle English poetry: texts and traditions. Essays in honour of Derek Pearsall, ed. A. J. Minnis (York Manuscripts Conferences: Proceedings Series, 5), York & Woodbridge, etc.: York Medieval Press, 2001, p. 291
2000
Cited in more than one article in The English medieval book: studies in memory of Jeremy Griffiths, eds. A. S. G. Edwards, Vincent Gillespie & Ralph Hanna, London: The British Library, 2000, at pp. 102, 108, 125-32
A. S. G. Edwards, 'Representing the Middle English manuscript', in New directions in later medieval manuscript studies: essays from the 1998 Harvard Conference, Woodbridge, etc.: York Medieval Press, 2000, pp. 65-79, at p. 77 n. 35
1999
Thomas A. Prendergast & Barbara Kline, Rewriting Chaucer: culture, authority, and the idea of the authentic text, 1400-1602, Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1999, pp. 5, 166, 182-4, 186, 197, 213
Julia Boffey & A. S. G. Edwards, 'Literary texts', in The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain, vol. III, 1400-1557, eds. Lotte Hellinga & J. B. Trapp, Cambridge 1999, pp. 555-75, at p. 569 and n. 92
Julia Boffey, ' 'Withdrawe your hande': the lyrics of The Garland of Laurel from manuscript to print', in Sources, exemplars, and copy-texts: influence and transmission. Essays from the Lampeter Conference of the Early Book Society 1997, ed. William Marx (Trivium, 31), Lampeter 1999, pp. 73-85, at p. 80
1998
Priscilla Bawcutt, 'Crossing the Border: Scottish poetry and English readers in the sixteenth century', in The Rose and the Thistle: Essays on the culture of late medieval and Renaissance Scotland, eds. Sally Mapstone & Juliette Wood, East Linton: Tuckwell Press, 1998, pp. 59-76, at pp. 67, 75 n. 37
Lister M. Matheson, The Prose Brut: the development of a Middle English Chronicle (Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 180), Tempe, AZ, 1998, p. 205
A guide to editing Middle English, eds. Vincent P. McCarren & Douglas Moffat, Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 1998, pp. 162 n. 8, 329
1997
Sally Mapstone, 'Kingship and the Kingis Quair', in The Long Fifteenth Century: essays for Douglas Gray, eds. Helen Cooper & Sally Mapstone, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997, pp. 51-69, at pp. 52 n. 4, 57, 67 n. 27
Julia Boffey & A. S. G. Edwards, with B. C. Barker-Benfield, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer and The Kingis Quair: a facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Arch. Selden. B. 24, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, passim [complete facsimile]

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.
Phillipa Hardman, 'Interpreting the incomplete scheme of illustration in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS 61', in English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700, vol. 6 (eds. Peter Beal & Jeremy Griffiths), London: The British Library, 1997, pp. 52-69, at pp. 56, 59, 61-5

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R.Pal.14.309/6
Phillipa Hardman, 'Windows into the text: unfilled spaces in some fifteenth-century English manuscripts', in Texts and their contexts: papers from the early book society, eds. John Scattergood & Julia Boffey, Dublin 1997, pp. 44-70, at p. 53
1996
Exh. Cat., Scots and their books in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: an exhibition in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, by Sally Mapstone, Oxford: Bodleian Library, 1996, pp. 11-19 and figs. (fols. 1r, 111v-112r, 118v-119r, 151v-152r, 191v-192r, 202v-203r, 209v-210r, 211r)

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R
Ralph Hanna III, Pursuing history: Middle English manuscripts and their texts, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1996, pp. 116, 128, 289 n.4
Kathleen L. Scott, Later Gothic Manuscripts 1390-1490 (A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles, 6), 2 vols., London: Harvey Miller Publishers, 1996, II, p. 182

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.
A. S. G. Edwards, 'Bodleian Library MS Arch. Selden B.24: a "transitional" collection', in The whole book: cultural perspectives on the medieval miscellany, eds. Stephen G. Nichols & Siegfried Wenzel (Recentiores: Later Latin Texts and Contexts), Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1996, pp. 53-67, passim
1995
Julia Boffey, 'Annotation in some manuscripts of Troilus and Criseyde', in English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700, eds. P. Beal & J. Griffiths, 5 (1995), pp. 1-17, at pp. 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14
M. C. Seymour, A Catalogue of Chaucer Manuscripts. Vol. 1, Works before the Canterbury Tales, Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1995, pp. 27, 73-5, 100
1994
A. A. MacDonald, 'The printed book that never was: George Bannatyne's poetic anthology (1568)', in Boeken in de late Middeleeuwen: Verslag van de Groningse Codicologendagen 1992, eds. Jos. M. M. Hermans & Klaas van der Hoek (Boekhistorische Reeks 1), Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 1994, pp. 101-110, at p. 101
Helen Phillips, 'The Complaint of Venus: Chaucer and de Graunson', in The Medieval Translator, 4, eds. Roger Ellis & Ruth Evans (Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies, 123), Binghamton (New York) 1994, pp. 86-103, at p. 97
1993
M. C. Seymour, 'The manuscripts of Chaucer's Legend of Good Women', Scriptorium, 47 no. 1 (1993), pp. 73-90
1992
William A. Ringler, Jr., Bibliography and index of English verse in manuscript 1501-1558, London: Mansell, 1992, p. 41
M. C. Seymour, 'The manuscripts of Chaucer's Troilus', Scriptorium, 46 no. 1 (1992), pp. 107-121
Ralph Hanna III, 'The manuscripts and transmission of Chaucer's Troilus', in The Idea of Medieval Literature: New Essays on Chaucer and Medieval Culture in Honor of Donald R. Howard (ed. James M. Dean & Christian K. Zacher), Newark, Delaware etc., 1992, pp. 173-188, at p. 174 (siglum S1)
1991
David Rogers, The Bodleian Library and its treasures 1320-1700, Henley-on-Thames: Aidan Ellis, 1991

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 25
Summary Catalogue no. 3355
Composite six parts
Summary of contents Rámon Lull, works. || Rámon Lull, Disputatio trium sapientum. || Pope Pius II (Aeneas Sylvius), treatises. || Theological treatises. Papal bull of Pius II, 1463. || Papal bull of Pius II, 1463. 'Pronosticationes euentuum futurorum anni [M. CCCC.] lxxvi' printed by John of Westphalia at Louvain in 1476. || Calendarial tables (unfinished).
Language Latin
Date 15th century, second half
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 616
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 617

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 26
Summary Catalogue no. 3340
Composite A || fol. 34 || C || D || E
Summary of contents 'The Selden carol-book': carols with polyphonic music. || Gregory the Great, Pastoral Care (fragment). || Wycliffite pieces. || Calendar. || William Cartwright, The royall slaue.
Language Latin and English || Latin || English || Latin || English
Origin English
Date 15th century, second quarter || 8th century, second half || 15th century, first half || 1463 (?) || c. 1636-1638
Material parchment || parchment || parchment || parchment || paper

Decoration
Penwork initials. || Minor initials. (P&A iii. 3) || - || - || -

Alternative form available full digital facsimile
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 609
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 610
Manuscript image fol. 9v Of a rose synge we.
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. 346 (part) [fol. 34]

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Cat.
2000
Julia Boffey, 'Prospecting the archives: Middle English verse in record repositories', in New directions in later medieval manuscript studies: essays from the 1998 Harvard Conference, Woodbridge, etc.: York Medieval Press, 2000, pp. 41-51, at p. 48
1999
Ruth J. Dean (with Maureen B. M. Boulton), Anglo-Norman literature: a guide to texts and manuscripts (Anglo-Norman Text Society, Occasional Publications Series, No. 3), London 1999, no. 147r

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R.
1998
Sigrid Krämer, Bibliographie Bernhard Bischoff und Verzeichnis aller von ihm herangezogenen Handschriften (Fuldaer Hochschulschriften, 27), Frankfurt am Main: Verlag Josef Knecht, 1998, No. 16, 31 [fol. 34]
1997
Julia Boffey & A. S. G. Edwards, with B. C. Barker-Benfield, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer and The Kingis Quair: a facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Arch. Selden. B. 24, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, at p. 30 n. 4; pp. 31-2

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.
1996
J. H. Baker, A catalogue of English legal manuscripts in Cambridge University Library, Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1996, p. 430

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Cat.
1992
The History of the University of Oxford, vol. II, Late Medieval Oxford, eds. J. I. Catto & Ralph Evans, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992, p. xxxiii [list of unprinted sources]
1991
David Rogers, The Bodleian Library and its treasures 1320-1700, Henley-on-Thames: Aidan Ellis, 1991

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R
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. 136 [fol. 34]
1989
Peter Wright, The related parts of Trent, Museo Provinciale d'Arte, MSS 87 (1374) and 92 (1379): a palaeographical and text-critical study, New York & London: Garland Publishing Inc., 1989, pp. 142-5, 147, 210, 216-20, 288, 329 [pt. I]
1964
Cited in Studi Medievali, 3rd Series, vol. V, 1 (1964), p. 393 [Reference taken from Studi Medievali, 3rd Ser., Indici, Anni I-XX: 1960-1979 (ed. G. Zanella), Spoleto: Centro italiano di studi sull'alto medioevo, 1981, pp. 272-6]

Bodleian shelfmark: = Per. 3962 d. 224

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 27
Summary Catalogue no. 3341
Summary of contents Collection of Maritime Laws.
Language Latin and French
Origin English
Date 15th century, middle
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine border, initials. (P&A iii. 1041, pl. XCVI)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 610
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 611

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 28
Summary Catalogue no. 3342
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 26
Summary of contents John Chrysostom, Liturgy. Basil the Great, Liturgy. Gregory Theologus, Liturgy.
Language Greek
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 611
Bibliography
1999
Paul Jonathan Fedwick, Bibliotheca Basiliana Universalis: a study of the manuscript tradition, translations and editions of the works of Basil of Caesarea. IV, Testimonia, liturgical and canonical compositions, florilegia, catenae, iconography: IV, 2, Manuscripts -- Libraries (Corpus Christianorum), Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 1999, p. 922 (siglum 'k5471')

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 29
Summary Catalogue no. 3343
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 27
Summary of contents Liturgical book: Paracletice.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 12th century, end
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 611
Bibliography
1997
Julia Boffey & A. S. G. Edwards, with B. C. Barker-Benfield, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer and The Kingis Quair: a facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Arch. Selden. B. 24, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, at p. 31 [binding]

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 30
Summary Catalogue no. 3344
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 28
Summary of contents Liturgical book: Triodion.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 13th century, beginning
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 611
Bibliography
1997
Julia Boffey & A. S. G. Edwards, with B. C. Barker-Benfield, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer and The Kingis Quair: a facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Arch. Selden. B. 24, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, at pp. 31, 33 and n. 14, 35 [binding]

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 31
Summary Catalogue no. 3345
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 29
Summary of contents Menologion.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 12th century
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 611
Bibliography
1997
Julia Boffey & A. S. G. Edwards, with B. C. Barker-Benfield, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer and The Kingis Quair: a facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Arch. Selden. B. 24, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, at p. 31 [binding]

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 32
Summary Catalogue no. 3346
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 30
Composite two parts
Summary of contents Menologion for April and July (fragments). || Lectionary of Old Testament readings (imperfect at the beginning).
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 13th century
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 611
Bibliography
1997
Julia Boffey & A. S. G. Edwards, with B. C. Barker-Benfield, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer and The Kingis Quair: a facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Arch. Selden. B. 24, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, at p. 31 [binding]

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 33
Summary Catalogue no. 3347
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 31
Summary of contents Menologion for November and December.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 13th century
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 611

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 34
Summary Catalogue no. 3348
Composite fols. 4- 12 || fols. 13-63
Summary of contents Sphaera solida or Astrolabium sphericum, attrib. Accursius of Parma or Johannes de Harlebeke. || Alfraganus, De motibus planetarum, with commentary by Hugh of Santalla and preface addressed to Michael, bishop of Tarazona in Aragon.
Language Latin
Origin ? || Spanish (?)
Date 14th century || 13th century, second half
Material parchment

Decoration
Coloured capital. Diagrams || Good initial, diagrams. (P&A i. 878)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 611
Manuscript image fol. 13r First page of text with red decorated 11-line initial 'Q'.

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 35
Summary Catalogue no. 3349
Composite two parts
Summary of contents Treatises by or attrib. to Roger Bacon. || Alphabetical list of medicinal plants with short descriptions.
Language Latin || Latin, English, and French
Origin English
Date 14th century, late
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 611
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 612
Bibliography
2000
Andrew G. Watson, A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts of Exeter College Oxford, Oxford, etc.: Oxford University Press, 2000, see MS. 35(Eii)
1999
Ruth J. Dean (with Maureen B. M. Boulton), Anglo-Norman literature: a guide to texts and manuscripts (Anglo-Norman Text Society, Occasional Publications Series, No. 3), London 1999, no. 311

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R.
1997
Andrew G. Watson, A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts of All Souls College Oxford, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997, 72(Civ)

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 36
Summary Catalogue no. 3350
Composite fols. 2-70 || B || fols. 134-152 || D
Summary of contents Quintilian, Declamationes. || Walter of Richmond, Hypotheca (collection of excerpts from the Fathers). || Breviarium Veteris Testamenti. || Short commentary on the Pentateuch.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, beginning
Material parchment

Decoration
Initials. || - || Decorated table. (P&A iii. 350) || -

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 612
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 613

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 37
Summary Catalogue no. 3367
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 32
Summary of contents Polybius, Historiae (excerpts from book vi).
Language Greek
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 38
Summary Catalogue no. 3368
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 33
Summary of contents Polybius, Historiae (excerpts from book x).
Language Greek
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 39
Summary Catalogue no. 3369
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 34
Summary of contents Hero Tertius, Introductio geometrica.
Language Greek
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 40
Summary Catalogue no. 3370
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 35
Summary of contents Porphyrius, Isagoge in Categorias Aristotelis. Aristotle, Categoriae.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 14th century
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Bibliography
1990
Julian Roberts & Andrew G. Watson, John Dee's Library Catalogue, London: The Bibliographical Society, 1990, M48

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 41
Summary Catalogue no. 3371
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 36
Summary of contents Hippolytus Portuensis, De consummatione mundi.
Language Greek
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 42
Summary Catalogue no. 3372
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 37
Summary of contents Hippolytus Portuensis, Chronicle (extract).
Language Greek
Date 16th century
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 43
Summary Catalogue no. 3373
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 38
Summary of contents Musical treatises by Manuel Lampadarius Chrysaphas and Johannes Damascenus.
Language Greek
Date 15th century
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 44
Summary Catalogue no. 3374
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 39
Summary of contents Ptolemy, Almagest.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 14th century, end
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 45
Summary Catalogue no. 3375
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 40
Summary of contents Ptolemy, Geographia.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 1482
Material paper
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 46
Summary Catalogue no. 3376
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 41
Summary of contents Ptolemy, Geographia.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine, Constantinople
Date c. 1300 (before 1305)
Material paper

Decoration
Ornamental headpiece. Ornamental strips at the beginnings of books and chapters. (Hutter, III. 136)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Manuscript image fol. 32r The marginal note may be in the hand of Maximus Planudes (1255-1305), who was probably responsible for reconstructing the maps (not included in this copy).
Bibliography
1996
Irmgard Hutter, 'Decorative systems in Byzantine manuscripts, and the scribe as artist: evidence from manuscripts in Oxford', Word & Image, Vol. 12 No. 1 (Jan.-March 1996), pp. 4-22, with 30 figs., at p. 16 fig. 29 (fol. 1); p. 22 n. 81
SCWMSS archive: = REFS. CIII.11

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 49
Summary Catalogue no. 3379
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 44
Summary of contents Matthaeus Blastares, works.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 14th century
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Bibliography
1999
Paul Jonathan Fedwick, Bibliotheca Basiliana Universalis: a study of the manuscript tradition, translations and editions of the works of Basil of Caesarea. IV, Testimonia, liturgical and canonical compositions, florilegia, catenae, iconography: IV, 2, Manuscripts -- Libraries (Corpus Christianorum), Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 1999, p. 922 (siglum 'k5472')

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 50
Summary Catalogue no. 3352
Summary of contents Ognibene da Lonigo, Commentary on Juvenal, Satires.
Language Latin
Origin Italian, Padua
Date c. 1460
Material parchment

Decoration
Fine historiated border, initials (partly defaced). Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 607, pl. LVIII)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 614
Manuscript image fol. 3r Initial 'Q' and top border of green swags. Blue candelabra on red ground in right border. Lower border has satyrs and arms of John Tiptoft, earl of Worcester. Border worn.
Bibliography
1998
Howard Jones, Master Tully: Cicero in Tudor England (Bibliotheca Humanistica & Reformatorica, 58), Nieuwkoop 1998, pp. 101-2 and n. 36, 291
1992
The History of the University of Oxford, vol. II, Late Medieval Oxford, eds. J. I. Catto & Ralph Evans, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992, p. xxx [list of unprinted sources]

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 51
Summary Catalogue no. 3353
Summary of contents Gregory IX, Decretalia, books 1-5.
Language Latin
Origin English
Date 13th century, second half
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 614

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 52
Summary Catalogue no. 3382
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 45
Summary of contents Gregory Nazianzen, Homilies.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine, Constantinople
Date 11th century, third quarter
Material parchment

Decoration
Ornamental borders and strips. Floral and zoomorphic initials at the beginnings of homilies. (Hutter, I. 28)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Manuscript image fol. 18r Headpiece and initial.
Bibliography
2000
Irmgard Hutter, 'Le copiste du Métaphraste. On a centre for manuscript production in eleventh century Constantinople', in I manoscritti greci tra riflessione e dibattito: Atti del V Colloquio Internazionale di Paleografia Greca (Cremona, 4-10 ottobre 1998), ed. Giancarlo Prato, Florence: Edizioni Gonnelli, 2000, pp. 535-86, Pls. 1-39, at pp. 559; 560 and n. 116; 563 n. 135; 580; Pl. 35.1-4
SCWMSS archive: = REFS. CXIII.18
1991
Annemarie Weyl Carr, 'Thoughts on the production of provincial illuminated books in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries', in Scritture, libri e testi nelle aree provinciali di Bisanzio: Atti del seminario di Erice (18-25 settembre 1988) (eds. Guglielmo Cavallo, Giuseppe de Gregorio & Marilena Maniaci), 2 vols. (= Biblioteca del "Centro per il collegamento degli studi medievali e umanistici nell' Università di Perugia", 5), Spoleto: Centro italiano di studi sull' alto medioevo, 1991, vol. II, pp. 661-688, with 6 figs, at pp. 670 n. 27, 672

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 53
Summary Catalogue no. 3383
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 46
Composite fols. 1-8, 41-349 || fols. 9-40
Summary of contents Homilies and Saints' Lives for the year.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine, Constantinople || Byzantine, Crete and Venice
Date c. 1320/1330 || 16th century, second half
Material parchment || paper

Decoration
Ornamental borders, strips and decorated initials at the beginnings of homilies and Lives. Added penwork (15th century/16th century). || Ornamental strips and decorated initials at the beginnings of homilies. (Hutter, III. 147)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Bibliography
1998
Sofia Kotzabassi, Die handschriftliche Überlieferung der rhetorischen und hagiographischen Werke des Gregor von Zypern (Serta Graeca: Beiträge zur Erforschung griechischer Texte, 6), Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, 1998, pp. 24, 161-3, 263n., 265n., 266-8, 275, 299n.
1937
Albert Ehrhard, Überlieferung und Bestand der hagiographischen und homiletischen Literatur der griechischen Kirche, 3 vols. (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur, 50-52), Leipzig-Berlin 1937-1952 (reprinted Leipzig 1965), III 285-287 [Information taken from Lidia Perria, I manoscritti citati da Albert Ehrhard (Testi e Studi Bizantino-Neoellenici, 4), Rome 1979, pp. 103-6]

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 54
Summary Catalogue no. 3384
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 47
Summary of contents Gregory Nazianzen, Homilies. || Lectionary (fragment).
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine, Constantinople (?)
Date 11th century, third quarter || 14th century
Material parchment

Decoration
Miniatures. Historiated border. Ornamental headpieces and floral initials at the beginnings of homilies. || Ornamental strips. (Hutter, I. 33)

Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Manuscript image fol. 133v Headpiece and initial.
Bibliography
1999
Paul Jonathan Fedwick, Bibliotheca Basiliana Universalis: a study of the manuscript tradition, translations and editions of the works of Basil of Caesarea. IV, Testimonia, liturgical and canonical compositions, florilegia, catenae, iconography: IV, 2, Manuscripts -- Libraries (Corpus Christianorum), Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 1999, p. 923 (siglum 'k5473')
1994
Giancarlo Prato, 'La produzione libraria in area greco-orientale nel periodo del regno latino di Costantinopoli (1204-1261)', reprinted in his collected articles, Studi di paleografia greca, Spoleto 1994, pp. 31-72, Tavv. 1-16, at p. 61

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 55
Summary Catalogue no. 3385
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 48
Summary of contents Documents of Church Councils. Works of Fathers of the Church. Life of St. Cyprian and St. Justina.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 13th century
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Bibliography
1999
Paul Jonathan Fedwick, Bibliotheca Basiliana Universalis: a study of the manuscript tradition, translations and editions of the works of Basil of Caesarea. IV, Testimonia, liturgical and canonical compositions, florilegia, catenae, iconography: IV, 2, Manuscripts -- Libraries (Corpus Christianorum), Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 1999, p. 923 (siglum 'k5474')
1937
Albert Ehrhard, Überlieferung und Bestand der hagiographischen und homiletischen Literatur der griechischen Kirche, 3 vols. (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur, 50-52), Leipzig-Berlin 1937-1952 (reprinted Leipzig 1965), III 961 [Information taken from Lidia Perria, I manoscritti citati da Albert Ehrhard (Testi e Studi Bizantino-Neoellenici, 4), Rome 1979, pp. 103-6]

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 56
Summary Catalogue no. 3386
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 49
Summary of contents Fragment of a Gospels lectionary.
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 14th century
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620
Bibliography
1997
Julia Boffey & A. S. G. Edwards, with B. C. Barker-Benfield, The works of Geoffrey Chaucer and The Kingis Quair: a facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Arch. Selden. B. 24, Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997, at p. 31 [binding]

Bodleian shelfmark: BDH = R. Pal.
1994
Giancarlo Prato, 'La produzione libraria in area greco-orientale nel periodo del regno latino di Costantinopoli (1204-1261)', reprinted in his collected articles, Studi di paleografia greca, Spoleto 1994, pp. 31-72, Tavv. 1-16, at p. 61

Shelfmark MS. Arch. Selden. B. 57
Summary Catalogue no. 3387
Quarto Catalogue Quarto Catalogue I, Cod. Seld. no. 50
Summary of contents Menologion (September to January).
Language Greek
Origin Byzantine
Date 12th century, beginning
Material parchment
Images
Catalogue image Vol. 2 Part 1, p. 620


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