A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 19

Summary Catalogue no.: 18911


Language(s): Latin

(fol. 179)
Gospel list (Use of Rome)

Tabula, divided into temporale, sanctorale and common of the saints.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper
Extent: i + 189 + 1 fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 156 × 108 mm.
Dimensions (written): 111 × 72 mm.


20 lines


Humanistic script.


15th century, late, or 16th century, first half, Italian: thin pasteboards; dark brown leather, blind-tooled with lines, stamps, punches, and strapwork; spine cross-hatched with blind double lines and punches, and lined with small fragments of medieval script; formerly with four pairs of dark-brown textile ties, all lost. 160–161 × 109–110 × c. 31 mm. (book closed).


Origin: Italy; 15th century, second half

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Description adapted (April 2020) from the following sources:
S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford : Vol. 1: Mass Books (typescript, 1957)
B. C. Barker-Benfield, Bookbindings of Canonici manuscripts : a survey of early and non-standard bindings, mostly Italian, in the Canonici collection of the Bodleian Library, University of Oxford (Oxford, privately printed, 2020) [binding]
Previously described in the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854).

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04: Binding description added.