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

MS. Canon. Ital. 140

Summary Catalogue no.: 20192

Contents

Portolan
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 17th century ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Dated 16th century in the Quarto catalogue, but Richard Pflederer and A companion to Mediterranean History (eds. Peregrine Horden, Sharon Kinoshita, 2014), attribute the portolan maps to Placido Caloiro e Oliva (fl. at Messina, 1621-1665).

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (A. Mortara, Catalogo dei manoscritti italiani che sotto la denominazione di Codici Canoniciani Italici si conservano nella Biblioteca Bodleiana a Oxford, Quarto Catalogues XI, 1864), with additional reference to published literature as cited in the description.

Last Substantive Revision

2020-02-20: Andrew Dunning based on corrections by Bruce Barker-Benfield.