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 abbreviated from the Quarto Catalogue (1854). Decoration, localization and date follow P├Ącht and Alexander (1966).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2018-10-14: Mitch Fraas/Mapping Manuscript Migrations 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.'