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

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 86

Summary Catalogue no.: 18979


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Binding: limp, unstiffened parchment with a flap at lower fore-edge and a long thin tie of white tawed leather, quires sewn on brown tanned leather cords through two small external spine-strengtheners of brown leather, Italian, late 16th or early 17th century.


Origin: late 16th or early 17th century ; Italy

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854) and supplementary sources. Binding description, correction of compiler(?)'s name, and redating of manuscript by Bruce-Barker Benfield, 2018.