A French translation of the Gesta Infantiae Salvatoris, with no title or rubrics, written in the second half of the 15th cent.
Beg. 'En certains iours entre ceulx du peuple disrael estoit vng homme ... Ioachim.'.
- Creation: written in the second half of the 15th cent.
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 237
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 21811
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
Scratched on the binding are ' P. B. 1613', 'A Iacques Bemou legas de [?] Marguerite Suren.' 'From the Soubise collection' and probably no. 216 in the sale catalogue of Charles de Rohan prince de Soubise, 1788. Acquired by Douce in Paris.
On parchment, with forty-nine good miniatures and capitals, binding: red leather with gold ornament, 16th cent.
6 3/4 × 5 in.