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

MS. Canon. Ital. 81

Summary Catalogue no.: 20133


Petrarch, Canzoniere
Language(s): Italian
Dante, Poems
Language(s): Italian
Simone Serdini, Poems
Language(s): Italian
Jacopo Sanguinazzi, Poems
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper


Pächt and Alexander ii. 550:

Good miniature (coat of arms).


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

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). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.