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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 165

Summary Catalogue no.: 18746

Contents

Donatus , Ars maior
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Good border, initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 881)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial P
  • Subject Gold initial, interlace, floral designs, gold disks.

fol. 29v

  • Type initial V
  • Subject Gold initial, interlace, floral designs, gold disks.

fol. 37r

  • Type initial B
  • Subject Gold initial, interlace, floral designs, gold disks.

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, North (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

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 (1970).