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

MS. Canon. Ital. 288

Summary Catalogue no.: 20340

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-91 || fols. 92-105

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

MS. Canon. Ital. 288 - Part 1

Contents

Benedetto da Cesena , De honore mulierum (dedicated to Pandolfo Malatesta)
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine initials (drawings), the first almost erased. (P&A ii. 849, pl. LXXVII)

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Rimini (?)

MS. Canon. Ital. 288 - Part 2

Contents

Petrarch , Il Canzoniere (fragments)
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. Humanistic script. A set with MS. Add. C. 133 fols. 2-5.(P&A ii. 350, pl. XXXIII)

History

Origin: 15th century, third quarter ; Italian, Rome (?)

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on 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) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (2 images from 35mm slides)