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

MS. Canon. Bibl. Lat. 88

Summary Catalogue no.: 18981

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated initial of c. 1300, Bolognese style, added on fol. 119r. The original decoration is French in style. Quires I-XI and XX are of Italian parchment and quires XII-XIX of French parchment. (P&A ii. 106)

History

Origin: 13th century, beginning ; Italian; French

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.