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

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 44b

Summary Catalogue no.: 18937

Contents

Bible

Psalter omitted.

Added by contemporary hand:

(fol. 452)
Epistle and Gospel list, Use of Rome

Sanctorale and temporale. Incipits only.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 492 (494) + ii fol.
Dimensions (leaf): 230 × 165 mm.

Layout

2 col., written space 147 × 102 mm.

List in 4 col., written space 180-98 × 130 mm.

Decoration

One fine historiated initial, other initials. (P&A ii. 93, pl. VIII)

History

Origin: 13th century, end ; Italian, North

Provenance and Acquisition

Treviso, unidentified library: 'Ex bibliotheca ... servorum ... de Tarvisio, 1772', fol. 491, erasure.

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici, -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817.

Record Sources

S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford : Vol. 1: Mass Books (typescript, 1957) (fols. 28-34); Pächt and Alexander (see Bibliography). 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).

Bibliography

    Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, II (1970), no. 93