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The book of Tobit in a Wyclifite version, written in the first half of the 15th cent.

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MS. Douce 36

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'Here bigynneth the bok of Tobie'. Douce has inserted at the end some engravings from printed books illustrating the history of Tobit.

Dates

  • written in the first half of the 15th cent.

Extent

38 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 36

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. IV, no 21610

Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.

Custodial History

Owned successively by 'Hen. Jefferyes' (early 18th cent.), 'Jo: Ames' (1728: armorial book-plate of his family), Mark Cephas Tutet (armorial book-plate) and 'Gustavus Brander, 1786.'.

Physical Facet

On parchment

Dimensions

5 3/8 × 3 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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