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

MS. Canon. Misc. 131

Summary Catalogue no.: 19607


Giovanni Boccaccio, De montibus

Epilogue omitted.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper, folded in quarto
Extent: 162 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 217 × 140 mm.
Dimensions (written): 145 × 90 mm.


Humanistic cursive.


Coloured initials, rubrics.

Spaces for larger initials unfilled.


Red leather over boards, with narrow gilt tooling around the edge of each cover; 18th century, Italian.


Origin: 15th century ; Italy

Provenance and Acquisition

Unidentified ownership stamps, fol. 1r, underneath one stamp letter 'C' above letters 'MF'; the same letters on the tail.

Bartholomaeus \de Lanfranchis/’, 15th century, fol. 162v

Iste liber est Ursi de Ursinis’, 16th century, fol. 162v

‘Matthaei Palmerii de Captiuitate Pisarum’, fol. 162v, probably a reference to the text of that name.

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727–1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

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), with additional physical description.

Last Substantive Revision

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