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

MS. Canon. Misc. 104

Summary Catalogue no.: 19580


Astronomical tables.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


15th century, end, or early 16th century, Italian: wood boards with cushion bevel; reddish-brown leather (delaminating), blind-tooled with strong lines and a curved-leaf stamp to form a frame around a panel with diamond shapes; spine cross-hatched; traces of a single clasp at centre fore-edge, with a lost strap of brownish leather. 172–175 × 120–121 × c. 30 mm. (book closed).


Origin: 14th century, beginning

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 (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854). 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

2020-09-14: Binding description added.