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

MS. Canon. Gr. 107

Summary Catalogue no.: 18560

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 3-16 || fols. 17-78 || fols. 79-191

Binding

18th century, Italian, parts 1-3 bound together in a standard style for Jacopo Soranzo: parchment-covered boards with two gilt red-leather spine-labels and coloured floral endleaves (carta bassanese). 243-245 × 171 × c. 50 mm. (book closed).

(Part 3 only, remnants of its own binding, previously in the collection of Bernardo Trevisan) 15th century, middle, Italian, Milan (as MS.): parchment leaves (fols. 80, 191) which now form an internal wrapper but were probably the paste-downs or outer flyleaves of a quarter-leather binding with four clasps and painted edges; (fol. 80) 233-236 x c. 165-166 [x c. 23-25] mm. (book closed).

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

MS. Canon. Gr. 107 - Part 1

Contents

Aristotle , De sensu et sensato (printed copy of Greek text, Paris 1542, with Latin manuscript notes).
Language(s): Greek and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 1542 and after

MS. Canon. Gr. 107 - Part 2

Contents

Aristotle, Parua naturalia (manuscript, with Latin notes).
Language(s): Greek and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: after 1542

MS. Canon. Gr. 107 - Part 3

Contents

Philosophical extracts
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 Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens, Quarto Catalogues I, 1883, repr. with corrections 1969). 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).

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2020-04: Binding description added.