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MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 236

Summary Catalogue no.: 18817

Contents

Cicero , Epistolae ad familiares
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good border, initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 520, pl. L)

fol. 1r

  • Type initial E(go) and border, left, upper and lower margins
  • Subject Gold initial and border, decorated with gold disks and white vine-stem designs on blue, red and green background. Arms of the family of Malipiero with the initials 'IM' in the lower margin.

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Venice

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.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)