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MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 62

Summary Catalogue no.: 18955

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1–40 || fols. 41–51

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 62 – Part 1

Contents

(fols. 1–40)
Apocalypse, with gloss
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniatures (partly painted, partly tinted drawings), initials. Fine fleuronnée borders, initials. By two hands, the second from fol. 18. (P&A iii. 573, pl. LVIII)

History

Origin: c. 1320–1330 ; English, Peterborough

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 62 – Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fleuronnée initials, penwork grotesques.

History

Origin: 14th century, first half ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973) (part 1) and Addenda (part 2).

Availability

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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (89 images from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.