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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 188

Summary Catalogue no.: 18769


Aristotle , Logica uetus
Language(s): Latin
Aristotle , Logica noua
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good historiated and other initials. Good diagram, fol. 2v. (P&A ii. 159)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial C
  • Subject Hybrid half-figure with human body and animal head.

fol. 37r

  • Type initial P
  • Subject Half-figure of a bearded man, golden gown and red sleeves, golden cap.


Origin: 14th century, first half ; Italian, North

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.