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

MS. Canon. Misc. 312

Summary Catalogue no.: 19788

Contents

1.
Alchemical texts
Language(s): Latin
2. fols. 44–77
Bernardino of Siena, De vita christiana
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Fine historiated initial (Bernardino, canonised 1450, has a halo perhaps added), fols. 44–77. Written by Georgius Junius , fol. 77v. (P&A ii. 695, pl. LXVIII)

History

Origin: 15th century (in part, 1437) ; Italian, Milan

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 (1854). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1970).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas Provenance and acquisition information added using https://github.com/littlegustv/oxfordupdates/blob/master/test_case_for_oxford_prov.rb in collaboration with the Mapping Manuscript Migrations project.