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Sermons, chiefly for particular Sundays and Holy Days, in Latin, written in about the second quarter of the 15th cent. in Germany

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MS. Douce 58.

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An index is on fol. 226v: the volume is in more than one hand, and carelessly put together.

In the binding are two fragments of a 12th cent. missal. On the front inner cover is pasted an early print of st. Francis before a Crucifix, signed '14 BE 41', perhaps '14 42.'.

Dates

  • written in about the second quarter of the 15th cent. in Germany

Extent

229 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Douce 58.

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 21632

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

Physical Facet

On paper: binding, leather on bevelled boards, worn, with parchment title and part of the original chain of some library, clasp lost, contemporary German work

Dimensions

6 × 4 3/8 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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