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

MS. Canon. Misc. 30

Summary Catalogue no.: 19506

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Binding

16th century, Italian (as MS.): limp parchment wrapper, undecorated; text-block sewn on two tawed-leather straps laced through the wrapper; remains of two lost pairs of tawed-leather ties; no endbands. Added paste-down and flyleaf at each end of coloured paper (carta bassanese) with floral pattern on purple background, 18th century, Italian, Venice, for Jacopo Soranzo, with fragments of his label at top of spine. 221 × 160-161 × c. 15 mm. (book closed).

History

Origin: 16th century

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.