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

MS. Canon. Misc. 82

Summary Catalogue no.: 19558


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment


15th century, late, or 16th century, Italian: pasteboards; brown leather, blind-tooled with lines, stamps and strapwork, spine plain; traces of four pairs of green silk? ties, all lost. Endleaves, 18th century, Italian, Venice, block-printed with gold flowers, red outlines and stems on a background of red dots (carta bassanese), added at each end for Jacopo Soranzo, with his label at top of spine. 187–191 × 126 × c. 17 mm. (book closed).


Origin: 15th 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.