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

MS. Canon. Gr. 111

Summary Catalogue no.: 18564


Grammatical treatise.
Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


16th century, beginning (as MS.), or certainly before 1541 (ex libris at fol. [41]v), Italian: pasteboards; brown leather, blind-tooled with lines, punches and strapwork; spine (mostly lost) tooled with blind lines; two lost sets of ties of bright blue fabric, inset into the leather near the fore-edges. 154 × 92 × c. 11 mm. (book closed).


Origin: 16th century, beginning

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 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).


Last Substantive Revision

2020-04: Binding description added.