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

MS. Canon. Misc. 340

Summary Catalogue no.: 19816


Alphonso the Wise, Libro de las armillas
Language(s): Spanish
Astronomical treatises.
Language(s): Spanish and Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment, paper


Good diagrams, some representational, and initials, on fols. 1-48, 69-163. (P&A i. 894)


Origin: 15th century - 16th century ; Spanish

Provenance and Acquisition

Matteo Luigi Canonici, 1727-1805

Giuseppe Canonici , -1807

Purchased by the Bodleian in 1817

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecæ Bodleianæ pars tertia codices Græcos et Latinos Canonicianos complectens, Quarto Catalogues III, 1854) and supplementary sources.

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)