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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 151

Summary Catalogue no.: 18732

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-87 || 88-171

Binding

15th century, after 1473, Italian, combining the two parts: wood boards, narrow inside bevel; brown leather, blind-tooled with lines and strapwork; remnants of two clasps with dark-red textile straps (lost) and of four bosses on each cover (partly extant); edges gilt, gauffered; back paste-down from a Latin grammatical MS., ?14th century, Italian. Spine crudely overlaid with paper, 17th or 18th century, Italian. 220-222 × c. 120 × c. 40 mm. (book closed).

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 151 - Part 1

Contents

2.
Augustine , Letters
Language(s): Latin
4.
Aeneas Silvius , works
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 1473

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 151 - Part 2

Contents

Thomas Aquinas , works
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century

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). Binding: 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).

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04: Binding description added.