University College MS. 94
De vitis philosophorum, trans. by Ambrogio Traversari,
Fine humanist script, white vine border and initials, coat of arms. "manu Italica optime exaratus et quoad literas initiales ornatus." (Coxe)
Contemporary blind-stamped knotwork binding (slightly rubbed, lacking clasps and catches)
Provenance and Acquisition
Ferrara. "olim Thomæ Kech ex dono M. Thomæ Gandy." (Coxe) Given by John Hales (DHC)
Summary description based on the following sources.
H. O. Coxe, Catalogus codicum mss. qui in collegiis aulisque Oxoniensibus hodie adservantur (1852), p. 27
J. J. G. Alexander and Elzbieta Temple, Illuminated manuscripts in Oxford college libraries, the University Archives and the Taylor Institution (Oxford, 1985), Cat. No. 988 [information on decoration and origin]
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Last Substantive Revision
2022-01-13: Record created.