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

MS. Canon. Ital. 76

Summary Catalogue no.: 20128

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 1-141 || fols. 142-160 || C

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

MS. Canon. Ital. 76 - Part 1

Contents

Petrarch , Il Canzoniere
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine historiated border (defaced), initials. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 428)

History

Origin: c. 1470-80 ; Italian, Ferrara or Venice (?)

MS. Canon. Ital. 76 - Part 2

Contents

Leon Battista Alberti , Hecatomphila
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine border, historiated initial, attributed to Leonardo Bellini. Humanistic script. (P&A ii. 544, pl. LI)

History

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

MS. Canon. Ital. 76 - Part 3

Contents

Treatise on the care of hawks
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

History

Origin: 15th century ; Italian

Additional Information

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). Decoration, localization and date [parts 1, 2] follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)