A manual of history, morals (from Aristotle's Ethics), logic, rhetoric, and politics, written early in the 14th cent. in Italy (?)
'Le liure dou Tresor, le quel translata maistre Brunet Latin de Florence de latin en romanz ...', a manual of history, morals (from Aristotle's Ethics), logic, rhetoric, and politics, which was originally written by Latini in French, from Latin sources. In the list of contents, among other drawings are two small Mappae Mundi, and on fol. 8 a larger one.
- Creation: written early in the 14th cent. in Italy (?)
233 leaves, in double columns
Language of Materials
MS. Douce 319
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 21893
Our best descriptions for medieval items in this collection are in Medieval Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries under MSS. Douce.
Presented by (William ?) Du Pré to Douce in Oct. 1802.
On parchment, with one miniature, a few illuminations, etc., binding: green velvet
12 × 8 5/8 in.