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

MS. Canon. Ital. 180

Summary Catalogue no.: 20232

Contents

1.
Sermon
Language(s): Italian and Latin
2.
Theological works
Language(s): Italian and Latin
3.
Religious verse
Language(s): Italian and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Binding

16th century, Italian: limp parchment wrapper made from a manuscript fragment (Albertus Magnus, Isagoge in libros physicorum, pt. I, ix-xi, xii, late 13th or earlier 14th century), folded over stiffenings from another parchment manuscript (Horace, De arte poetica, visible text showing lines 88-102, 334-343, glossed, 14th century, Italian), with four spine-liners made from illegible scraps of a third manuscript in small script. Textblock sewn on three cords of tanned leather laced into the wrapper; a single set of ties with the lower tie of soft tawed leather, upper of later string. 134-135 × 100-101 × c. 12 mm. (book closed).

Accompanying Material

Binding: Albertus Magnus, Isagoge in libros physicorum, pt. I, ix-xi, xii, late 13th or earlier 14th century; Horace, De arte poetica, visible text showing lines 88-102, 334-343, glossed, 14th century, Italian

History

Origin: 15th century ; Italian

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 (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). 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

2020-07-21: Binding description added.