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MS. Canon. Ital. 85

Summary Catalogue no.: 20137


Boccaccio , Filocolo
Language(s): Italian

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


Important miniatures, borders, initials. Humanistic script by Andreas de Laude . (P&A ii. 393, pl. XXXVII and frontispiece)


Origin: c. 1463-1464 ; Italian, Mantua or Ferrara (?)

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 P├Ącht and Alexander (1970).


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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (13 images from 35mm slides)