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

MS. Canon. Class. Lat. 246

Summary Catalogue no.: 18827


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Good historiated border, initial. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 867, pl. LXXVII)

fol. 1r

  • Type full border
  • Subject Interlace, floral designs, bird, two putti supporting a shield with a coat of arms (checky argent and sable, on a chief argent the initials 'B B B' (?)).


Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, probably 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.