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

MS. Canon. Misc. 454

Summary Catalogue no.: 19930

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: paper

Decoration

Good border and initial. Semi-humanistic script. (Pächt and Alexander ii. 487)

History

Origin: 15th century, middle (partly 1458) ; Italian, Ferrara (?)

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 follows Pächt and Alexander (1970) (origin as 'Venice), date and origin follow Watson (1984).

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    A. Watson, Catalogue of Dated and Datable Manuscripts in Oxford Libraries (1984), no. 351

Last Substantive Revision

2022-06: Origin revised with reference to Watson.