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A Latin letter about winged dragons, with reference to Isaiah xxx. 6, written in the 18th cent.

MS. Boreal 7
Held in our offsite storage facility

  • Request

Also with some mention of Icelandic insects: F. Magnusen suggests that it is probably by Paul Biörnson: A probably unique MS.

Beg. 'Legi ego insertum libellum.'.


  • Creation: written in the 18th cent.


9 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin


MS. Boreal 7

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 20648

A catalogue by Magnusen, dated 1828, is in the Library, and was printed in 1832 with the title 'Catalogus...codicum cliii manuscriptorum Borealium præcipuæ Islandicæ originis, ...autcore... Finno Magnæo, Islando'.

Physical Facet

On paper


12 7/8 × 8 1/2 in.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom