Boethius's treatise de Consolatione Philosophiae, in French verse, written in about A.D. 1400
Beg. 'Cellui qui bien bat les buissons.'.
- Creation: written in about A.D. 1400
88 leaves, in double columns
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 298
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 21872
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
'Huius volumin[ils verus est possessor Johannes Morellius', 'Moreau' (early 17th cent.): there is also the anonymous armorial bookplate of Jean Joseph Languet de Gergy (d. 1753) as archbishop.
On parchment, with five miniatures, and borders
10 5/8 × 8 1/8 in.