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

MS. Canon. Misc. 117

Summary Catalogue no.: 19593


Giovanni Boccaccio, De montibus
Rubric: Johannis Boccaccii de Certaldo de montibus liber feliciter incipit
Final rubric: Johannis Boccaccii de Certaldo poetae clarissimi de maribus liber feliciter explicit; laus Christo
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper, folded in quarto
Extent: i + 140 + i leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 215 × 143 mm.


Written space c. 140 × 90 mm.


Humanistic cursive.


Plain blue initials.


Quarter-leather and marbled paper over pasteboards, a standard lower-quality style of the Canonici collection.


Origin: 15th century ; Italy

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Description adapted (August 2022) from the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854)

Digital Images

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Last Substantive Revision

2022-08: Description revised for publication on Digital Bodleian.