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'Tomus primus Animaduersionum in Patres Latinæque Ecclesiæ Doctores primarios'

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MS. Bodl. 276
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'Tomus primus Animaduersionum in Patres Latinæque Ecclesiæ Doctores primarios. Opus inchoatum ... 3 io die mensis Martij 1598... Thomas James.' This first and only volume is an 'Elenchus eorum quæ in omnibus operibus D. Cypriani hactenus excusis sunt uel addita vel detracta vel commutata uel ... supposita ...' With the printed edition of Cyprian edited by Simon Goulartij, 1593, are collated two New college MSS. and one Lincoln college MS. of Cyprian (presumably MSS. New coll. 130, 132, Linc, 47), in parallel columns.

From fol. 151 it is clear that James began a draft of his work on Aug. 3, 1597. Fol. iii is a leaf (sign. A. ii) of the Sarum Missal printed in London by Pynson in 1504, on parchment with illuminated border: with a note on it by the rev. H. M. Bannister, 1906.


  • Creation: Written by T. James in A.D. 1598 at Oxford


157 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin

Preferred Citation

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MS. Bodl. 276

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17988


'Tomus primus Animaduersionum in Patres Latinæque Ecclesiæ Doctores primarios'

Biographical / Historical

Thomas James (1573-1629) was Bodley's first librarian and sub-dean of Wells.

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. II, no. 2531

Custodial History

Manuscript 3019 acquired by the Bodleian Library

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presumably this volume came to the Library on dr. James's death in 1629, but it does not appear in any Bodleian list till about 1655.

Physical Facet

On paper


16 7/8 × 11 1/4 in.

'Tomus primus Animaduersionum in Patres Latinæque Ecclesiæ Doctores primarios'
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